Letters and Politics

Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson was an American singer, actor, and Civil Rights activist. He became politically involved in response to the Spanish Civil Warfascism, and social injustices. His advocacy of anti-imperialism, affiliation with communism, and criticism of the United States government caused him to be blacklistedduring the McCarthy era.A look at burning political issues and debates and their historical context within the US and worldwide, hosted by Mitch Jeserich.

Paul Robeson in 1938, Source Wikimedia Commons

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