Tuesday, January 27, 1998

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  • Jackson Advocate


    A Black-owned weekly newspaper known for its investigations and battles with local officials was firebombed early Monday in an attack the publisher said reminded him of civil-rights era harassment.

  • Paul Robeson-Activist, Entertainer, Singer

    We now bring you another pioneering voice for civil rights — the voice of Paul Robeson — actor, singer, and scholar. He was blacklisted in the 1950’s for his political activism, but as this 1958 interview at Pacifica station KPFA reminds us, his powerful voice was one that refused to be silenced.