In the tradition of James Baldwin’s Notes of a Native Son, Robeson’s A Black Way of Seeing melds history and analysis in a sweeping panorama of the present moment as we know it to be—scathing in its understanding of why Black empowerment has failed and prescient in its articulation of what it will take for Black Americans to be agents of change for the country as a whole.
About the Author
PAUL ROBESON, JR. is the author of Paul Robeson, Jr. Speaks to America: The Politics of Multiculturalism and The Undiscovered Paul Robeson: An Artist's Journey. An esteemed cultural critic, he has lectured across the United States and has appeared on radio and television programs across the globe. Son of the legendary Paul Robeson, he served for more than 20 years as his father's close aide and personal representative.