Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson Mural

Paul Robeson Mural 1351 U Street NW  Wash DC (back)

Paul Robeson Interactive Mural, 1351 U Street NW, Washington, DC

Paul Robeson "Here I Stand" Award for Activism in the Arts

Award for Activism in the Arts, Paul Robeson

The "Here I Stand" award honors famed actor and singer Paul Robeson -- whose 1958 autobiography bore that name -- as well as the individuals receiving the award. The "Here I Stand" award highlights the careers of artists and scholars who have distinguished themselves through contributions to the community at large. Robeson became one of the most well-known Americans internationally in the 1930s and 1940s at the pinnacle of a career that touched many corners of American life.