By Jr. Paul Robeson
The maximum scholar-athlete-performing artist in U.S. background, Paul Robeson was once probably the most compelling figures of the 20 th century.
Now his son, Paul Robeson Jr., strains the dramatic arc of his upward push to reputation, portray a definitive photograph of Paul Robeson's early life. His father was once an escaped slave; his mom, a descendent of freedmen; and his spouse, the bright and bold Eslanda Cardozo Goode. With a legislation measure from Columbia college; a certified soccer occupation; identify roles in Eugene O'Neill's performs and in Shakespeare's Othello; and a live performance occupation in the USA and Europe, Robeson ruled his era.
This unparalleled biography unearths the intensity of Robeson's cultural scholarship, explores the contradictions he bridged in his own and political existence, and describes his emergence as a logo of the anticolonial and antifascist struggles. jam-packed with formerly unpublished images and resource fabrics from the personal diaries and letters of Paul and Eslanda Robeson, this is often the epic tale of a forerunner who now stands as considered one of America's maximum heroes.