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Monday, March 16, 2015

BAM Illustrated: The United States vs. Paul Robeson

Legendary performer and political activist Paul Robeson is celebrated in Daniel Beaty's solo show The Tallest Tree in the Forest opening this Sunday at the BAM Harvey Theater. Illustrator Nathan Gelgud looks at Robeson's radical politics and turbulent relationship with the US government:

See more of Nathan Gelgud's work on his website.

Further reading about Paul Robeson:

1 comment:

  1. Paul Robeson sang to support the Welsh miners who were being closed down by the British. He also sang for the workers who built the Sydney Harbour Bridge. He just cared about the ordinary person, the worker. He was a man of compassion. If that made him a communist then we should all be one.


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