Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Paul Robeson Jr.

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from his talk at the Museum of the City Of New York on 4/10/07(images supplemented): Paul Robeson Jr. shares the story of his father singing to the Republican troops behind enemy lines and causing a temporary halt in the fighting. The Black Moorish mercenary troops fighting for Franco were mesmerized by the vision of a Black American with such public stature. Through his radio broadcasts from Madrid Paul would be known as "Our Pablo" to both sides in the struggle

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