Definition of Paul Robeson
1. Noun. United States bass singer and an outspoken critic of racism and proponent of socialism (1898-1976).
Generic synonyms: Civil Rights Activist, Civil Rights Leader, Civil Rights Worker, Singer, Vocaliser, Vocalist, Vocalizer
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Literary usage of Paul Robeson
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"... garlanded with flowers by Peggy Jean, and fed with offerings of fruit from Joan Greenwood or the infant Paul Robeson, Chaldean statues, Gothic figures, ..."
2. Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1989 by Bruce A. Ragsdale, Joel D. Treese (1996)
"He also promoted programs for Paul Robeson, Dr. Martin Luther King, and Hon. Elijah Muhammad. He was a lifelong civil rights advocate and fought against ..."
3. Breaking with Communism: The Intellectual Odyssey of Bertram D. Wolfe by Bertram David Wolfe, Robert Hessen (1990)
"(These included two writers for The Daily Worker, singer Paul Robeson, novelist Howard Fast, artist Rockwell Kent, scientist Linus Pauling, and historian ..."
4. Russian Refugees in France and the United States Between the World Wars by James E. Hassell (1991)
"Along Street and in the adjacent neighborhood of Sugar Hill many creative figures, people like Paul Robeson and WEB Du Bois, were producing the most ..."
5. Snake Walkers by J. Everett Prewitt (2005)
"Again the adults showed their appreciation as if they were listening to Marian Anderson, Langston Hughes, or Paul Robeson. ..."