Paul Robeson. Sydney Hines Block 2B 1/16/14. Life and Times. Paul Robeson was born on April 9, 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey. During this time, the Spanish-American war was happening, and Louisiana adopted the “grandfather clause” in the new constitution restricting black voting .
Paul Robeson was deeply admired for his work and his performances. Many people respected him and what he believed in. When he sung, he sung with life and passion and he never gave up. Even when his passport was revoked, he still managed to keep his sanity. Now, here is a little something, something…