January 23, 1976 - Death of Comrade Paul Robeson, singer, actor, athlete, activist and communist. Blacklisted in the U.S., he was loved and embraced by the peoples of the Soviet Union.
He said, “In Russia I felt for the first time like a full human being. No color prejudice like in Mississippi, no color prejudice like in Washington. It was the first time I felt like a human being.”