Influential Black Leaders List

balck leaders RSS

balck leaders -

Influential Black Leaders-Paul Robeson   Paul Robeson was an acclaimed 20th-century performer known for productions like 'The Emperor Jones' and 'Othello.' He was also an international activist.Who Was Paul Robeson?Paul Robeson was a stellar athlete and performing artist. He starred in both stage and film versions of The Emperor Jones and Show Boat and established an immensely popular screen and singing career of international proportions. Robeson spoke out against racism and became a world activist, and was blacklisted during the paranoia of McCarthyism in the 1950s.Early YearsPaul Leroy Robeson was born on April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, to...

Read more

Tags