Paul Robeson was a famous actor, singer and civil rights campaigner.
When he became too radical and outspoken for the establishment's liking, he was branded a traitor to his country, harassed, and denied opportunities to perform or travel. Just as physical, emotional and mental stress threatened to push him over the fine line between genius and madness, he was summoned to appear before the House Un-American Activities Committee, to give the most difficult and important performance of his career.
Join us for a rollercoaster journey through Robeson's remarkable and eventful life, highlighting how his radical activism caused him to be disowned and disremembered, even by the leaders and descendants of the civil rights movement.
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