American bass-baritone concert artist, stage and film actor, professional football player, and activist who became famous both for his cultural accomplishments and for his political stances.- Paul Robeson
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The Akron Pros were a professional football team that played in Akron, Ohio from 1908 to 1926.
Paul Robeson played for the team in 1921 as well.
1935 British film directed by the Hungarian-British director, Zoltán Korda, based on the stories of Edgar Wallace.
The lead Nigerian characters were played by African Americans Paul Robeson and Nina Mae McKinney.
American anthropologist, author, actress, and civil rights activist.
She was the wife and business manager of performer Paul Robeson.
1936 romantic musical film directed by James Whale, based on the 1927 musical of the same name by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, which in turn was adapted from the 1926 novel of the same name by Edna Ferber.
Paul Robeson as Joe
1920 tragic play by American dramatist Eugene O'Neill that tells the tale of Brutus Jones, a resourceful, self-assured African American and a former Pullman porter, who kills another black man in a dice game, is jailed, and later escapes to a small, backward Caribbean island where he sets himself up as emperor.
When they could not come to a reconciliation, O'Neill replaced Gilpin with the young and then unknown Paul Robeson, who previously had only performed on the concert stage.
Tragedy written by William Shakespeare, probably in 1603, set in the contemporary Ottoman–Venetian War (1570–1573) fought for the control of the Island of Cyprus, a possession of the Venetian Republic since 1489.
Ground-breaking black American actor Paul Robeson played the role in three different productions between 1930 and 1959.
Expressionist play by Eugene O'Neill about miscegenation inspired by the old Negro spiritual.
Arguably one of his most controversial of plays, it starred Paul Robeson in the premiere, in which he portrayed the black husband of an abusive white woman, who, resenting her husband's skin color, destroys his promising career as a lawyer.
Musical with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
The character Joe, the stevedore who sings "Ol' Man River", was expanded from the novel and written specifically by Kern and Hammerstein for Paul Robeson, already a noted actor and singer.
Show tune from the 1927 musical Show Boat with music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
A second version was recorded on March 1, with Paul Whiteman and his Concert Orchestra and bass singer Paul Robeson on vocals, sung in a dance tempo.
The Milwaukee Badgers were a professional American football team, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that played in the National Football League from 1922 to 1926.
Two other African-Americans played for the Badgers in 1922, Paul Robeson and Duke Slater.