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Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson (Football.  Born, Princeton, NJ, Apr. 9, 1898; died, Philadelphia, PA, Jan. 23, 1976.)  One of the most complex and controversial figures in recent American history, Paul Bustill Robeson was also one of the most talented and versatile.  Robeson first gained fame as an all-America end on the Rutgers football team (1917-18).  Athletic brilliance […]

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