Here I Stand

Here I Stand

Paul Robeson


Robeson's overseas achievements as a singer and actor in starring roles on level and monitor made him the main celebrated black American of his day, yet his outspoken feedback of racism within the usa, his powerful aid of African independence, and his fascination with the Soviet Union put him less than the debilitating scrutiny of McCarthyism. Blacklisted, his famed voice silenced, Here I Stand provided a daring resolution to his accusers. It continues to be this day a defiant problem to the existing worry and racism that maintains to symbolize American society.

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