And the Mississippi and AfroAmerican struggle… Old Man River

performed by Paul Robeson in the movie Ol’ Man River

Hardship: You and me, we sweat and strain… Tired of living, scared of dying… but Ol’ Man River he just keeps rolling along!

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4 Responses to And the Mississippi and AfroAmerican struggle… Old Man River

  1. carolahand says:

    Paul Robeson is such a gifted singer — and it is incredible to think that this song was actually popular in the U.S. given its honesty about racism and oppression…

    • MF says:

      Was it? Perhaps… perhaps even though we’re so stupid, in the sense of believing all patriarchal dogmas and the like, perhaps when art comes and moves us, it filters and humanizes us!! What do you think? 🙂 ❤

  2. Sure!!! Yes!!!! ❤ We're trying!

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