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for black women. She aided unwed Negro mothers, and fought to get scholarships for worthy young blacks one of whom, Paul Robeson , entered Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey, due partly to Cora's efforts. Her bedrock strength left little
Hollywood Still Plagued by Prejudice
fill their own walk of fame with stars who have talents that sparkle as brightly as the talent of any other ethnicity: Paul Robeson , Josephine Baker, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Junior, Sidney Poitier, Joe Louis, Lena Horne, Diana Ross
career stalled and she was blacklisted in the 1950s because of her progressive political views, her friendship with Paul Robeson (who took up residence in then-Communist Soviet Union because of segregation in the United States), and her marriage