27 Grants Awarded to African American History Sites; Funder Aims to ‘Scale up’

Source: NPR »

In 1956, actor, singer and activist Paul Robeson said, “My father was a slave, and my people died to build this country and I am going to stay here and have a part of it just like you.” Now, Robeson’s home — the Paul Robeson House & Museum in Philadelphia — will receive a grant to help immortalize its part in the nation’s story.

The Robeson house is one of 27 sites and organizations around the country receiving the award, announced Thursday by the…

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