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Paul Robeson

David Lester

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American athlete, singer, actor, and political activist. Performed and spoke out against racism and in support of labor and peace. Fought for an anti-lynching law. The US revoked his passport. To circumvent this travel restriction he performed two concerts on the US-Canadian border. Forty thousand people came.

“The artist must elect to fight for freedom or for slavery. I made my choice. I had no alternative.”

Printed at C&D Printshop, Chicago.

This is #9 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series.