In 1949, after Paul Robeson—athlete, actor, singer, and anti-racist Leftist—stated that it would be “unthinkable” for blacks to fight a war against the Soviet Union, he was threatened by mobs, deprived of his US passport, denied work, hounded by the FBI, and made to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee.

This content is only available as a PDF.
You do not currently have access to this content.