Paul Robeson

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Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson was born in New Jersey 1) __________ 1898. After school, he went to Rutgers University, then took a law degree and worked as 2) __________ lawyer for a few years.

He then became a famous actor and singer, starring 3) __________ a number of British films after he went to live there. 4) __________ he returned to the United States, he spoke against the conditions African Americans faced.

After he 5) __________ to communist Russia, 6) __________ passport was taken away and he could not leave the country. He got 7) __________ back, but it was hard to see his films or 8) __________ his recordings for many years.

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