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Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson

Eslanda:  The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson

by Barbara Ransby,
The Florida Courier, February 1, 2013

"We Negroes have now passed The Point of No Return," Eslanda Robeson wrote in 1964. "We are determined, determined to claim our full citizenship and human rights, now, period."

A year later she advocated resistance and self-defense for Blacks, supporting a range of tactics, including taking formal complaints to the United Nations Human Rights Committee, massive street demonstrations and strikes in the United States.

 

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