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Paul Robeson For Beginners

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Paul Robeson, despite being one of the greatest Renaissance figures in American history, still remains in relative anonymity. An exceptional scholar, lawyer, athlete, stage and screen actor, linguist, singer, and civil rights and political activist, he performed brilliantly in every professional enterprise he undertook. Few humans have achieved his levels of excellence in ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published December 24th 2013 by For Beginners (first published November 12th 2013)
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Paul
Jan 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Who was Paul Robeson? He was a lot more than just the singer of "Ol' Man River."

A native of Princeton, NJ, Robeson received a four-year athletic scholarship to Rutgers College. He was twice named All-American in football, and also played basketball, baseball and track. Graduating as class Valedictorian (an member of Phi Beta Kappa), Robeson attended, and graduated from, Columbia Law School. His attempt at a legal career did not go well. Robeson continued to play semi-pro football on the weekends
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Kevin
Nov 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
I didn't know who Paul Robeson was and this book put all his accomplishments together very nicely.
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