Paul Robeson Mural at SHI Stadium Fund

Members of the Rutgers community are proposing the installation of a captivating mural display at SHI Stadium to commemorate the life and legacy of Paul Robeson, a remarkable figure who made significant contributions to both the world of sports and civil rights activism. This mural aims to inspire and educate the stadium's visitors while paying homage to Robeson's multifaceted achievements and his enduring impact on society.
Raised $5,570
Goal $27,000
44 days left
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Born in Princeton, New Jersey in 1898, Paul Robeson was a trailblazing scholar and athlete at Rutgers College, later becoming an accomplished actor and singer known for his moving performances and progressive activism spanning five decades. A towering figure in the African-American quest for social, political, and economic equity, Robeson connected this struggle with people around the world who also were fighting for political rights, cultural recognition, and economic justice.

This artwork, being designed and produced by Mason Gross School of Art alumnus,  Alonzo Adams , will celebrate Robeson's achievements, educate visitors, and inspire future generations to uphold his values ​​of equality, justice, and artistic expression.

Thank you to Jim Savage, Class of 1971 President, and generous donations from their class fund, we have already raised $33,000 towards our goal of $60,000. Please help us close the gap by making your gift today!

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