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Paul Robeson

Born: Apr. 9, 1898
Black 4-sport star and 2-time football All-America (1917-18) at Rutgers

3-year NFL pro; also scholar, lawyer, singer, actor and political activist; long-tainted by Communist sympathies, he was finally inducted into College Football Hall of Fame in 1995.

Died: Jan. 23, 1976

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