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  1. Paul Robeson's 'The Emperor Jones' Showing At YaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 3 | CTNow.com

    The Yale Film Study Center will mark Black History Month with a classic film starring one of the greatest African-American stars in history. "The Emperor Jones" stars Paul Robeson as Brutus Jones, a Pullman porter who schemes to become the leader of a small Caribbean island.

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  2. Connecticut Honors Black History Month With These EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | CTNow.com

    The Paul Robeson classic "The Emperor Jones" will be shown on Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. at Whitney Humanities Center in New Haven. The Paul Robeson classic "The Emperor Jones" will be shown on Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. at Whitney Humanities Center in New Haven.

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  3. Prufrock: Abandoned Japan, the Spanish Flu Pandemic at 100, and the Forgotten Paul RobesonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | The Weekly Standard

    ... He was radicalized : "His appearances in England were especially warmly received: he was seen onstage in The Emperor Jones , Show Boat , and, most daringly, as Othello. His singing voice was extensively broadcast by the BBC, and he made films; by ...

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  4. The fabulous dancing, singing, acting Nicholas BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | MetaFilter

    ... appearance with Eubie Blake & Band in " Pie, Pie, Blackbird ." The next year they had a short part in The Emperor Jones (full film on YouTube; information on TMC ). They appeared in the musical number "Mandy" in Kid Millions in 1934, and headlined ...

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  5. V Books: Prof. Gerald Horne Remembers The Life Of Paul RobesonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Vibe

    ... was one of the first black men to garner thoughtful roles in white theaters. He starred in plays such as "The Emperor Jones," "Borderline" and "Othello," among many others. Despite Robeson's various trailblazing accomplishments, his radical ...

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