‘“It’s a good time for a revival of Robeson,” said Paul Von Blum, a senior lecturer in African American Studies and Communication Studies at UCLA and author of the book “Paul Robeson for Beginners.” “He was a forerunner of the modern civil rights movement now with the renewed social activism we saw (in the Women’s marches of Jan. 21). His life could be an example of activism against the Trump regime.”’
‘Paul Robeson must be turning in his grave.
The late singer, actor and activist — who, in the 1950s, was banned from travelling outside of the United States after being accused of having anti-American sentiments — would likely be disappointed to see the new Trump administration using the same scare-mongering, anti-democratic tactics.’ – James Cleugh in Tri-City News about Tayo Aluko’s Call Mr Robeson show on 16 to 18 February in British Columbia.
Another one man show about Paul Robeson is touring in the US.
and a play about his life is being performed in Henderson on 10 February.