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Commonly known as Robeson Trails. Rollerblading, anyone?

Commonly known as Robeson Trails. Rollerblading, anyone?

Actor, singer, and civil rights activist Paul Robeson speaks with  fellow activist and California Eagle editor and publisher  Charlotta Bass. Both Paul Robeson and Charlotta Bass  were accused of disloyalty by the Committee of Un-American  Activities and were the subjects to federal investigations.

Actor, singer, and civil rights activist Paul Robeson speaks with fellow activist and California Eagle editor and publisher Charlotta Bass. Both Paul Robeson and Charlotta Bass were accused of disloyalty by the Committee of Un-American Activities and were the subjects to federal investigations.

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LOVE! What a sunny way to kick off Spring 2012 market! Clean fresh feel, pattern pop all in one chair! And its super comfy to boot! This chair caught my eye from across the room said take me home! 5 stars CR Laine Iliad Chair BM paint: Angelas trumpet fabric outside back Rivendale lemongrass inside back Inspire porcelain 310 N Hamilton 2nd floor jensimp87

Hazel Scott (with Paul Robeson in the background) performing at a dinner in Brooklyn in honor of Hugh Mulzac, the first African American captain in the U.S. Navy to command an integrated crew during World War II. Photo: Joseph Schwartz/Corbis.

Hazel Scott (with Paul Robeson in the background) performing at a dinner in Brooklyn in honor of Hugh Mulzac, the first African American captain in the U.S. Navy to command an integrated crew during World War II. Photo: Joseph Schwartz/Corbis.

Actress Jane White in a 1941 photograph by Carl Van Vechten. A 1944 graduate of Smith College, White was the daughter of Civil Rights icon Walter White. Ms. White began her career on Broadway in 1945 when Paul Robeson helped her get her first role as the lead in Lillian Smith’s “Strange Fruit,” a story about a doomed interracial love affair. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt praised Ms. White’s work for its “restraint and beauty.” In 1959, Ms. White originated the role of Queen Aggravain (to a…

Actress Jane White in a 1941 photograph by Carl Van Vechten. A 1944 graduate of Smith College, White was the daughter of Civil Rights icon Walter White. Ms. White began her career on Broadway in 1945 when Paul Robeson helped her get her first role as the lead in Lillian Smith’s “Strange Fruit,” a story about a doomed interracial love affair. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt praised Ms. White’s work for its “restraint and beauty.” In 1959, Ms. White originated the role of Queen Aggravain (to a…

Paul Robeson (1898-1976), the int'l known actor, singer, athlete (football), scholar, and political activist made his New York professional acting debut as the lead in O'Neill's All God's Children Got Wings (1924). Two years later he presented a one-man concert of spirituals and Nego "work songs" at N.Y.'s Town Hall. In 1928, while living in England (1927-1939) he was cast as Joe, the stevedore who sings "Old Man River," in the London production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein's Show…

Paul Robeson (1898-1976), the int'l known actor, singer, athlete (football), scholar, and political activist made his New York professional acting debut as the lead in O'Neill's All God's Children Got Wings (1924). Two years later he presented a one-man concert of spirituals and Nego "work songs" at N.Y.'s Town Hall. In 1928, while living in England (1927-1939) he was cast as Joe, the stevedore who sings "Old Man River," in the London production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein's Show…

THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR, 1936-1939The singer and actor Paul Robeson (centre) with black American International Brigaders (the Abraham Lincon Brigade) in Madrid in 1938.

THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR, 1936-1939The singer and actor Paul Robeson (centre) with black American International Brigaders (the Abraham Lincon Brigade) in Madrid in 1938.

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