Paul Robeson

  • Paul Robeson’s role in Spain remembered

    Paul Robeson’s role in Spain remembered

    January 4, 2017 By Gabe Falsetta

    The talk highlighted Robeson’s support for the Spanish Republic and the International Brigades - the volunteers who had come from around the world to fight for democracy and to resist fascism in Spain.

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  • I was there – Peekskill 1949

    I was there – Peekskill 1949

    September 3, 2009 By Erwin Marquit

    On August 27, 1949, Paul Robeson was scheduled to sing at a concert sponsored by the music group People’s Artists at the Lakeland Acres Picnic Grounds, a few miles north of Peekskill, New York, about fifty...

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  • Peekskill remembered

    Peekskill remembered

    September 2, 2009 By Daniel Frontino Elash

    The concert scheduled for Aug. 27, 1949, in Peekskill, N.Y., was supposed to be routine. Though it had been organized by People's Artists, a brand new spin-off organization of the People's Songs formation that had launched...

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