Tag: Harry Belafonte
The Apollo Theater’s four-day AFRICA NOW! festival has begun, and promises a full weekend of amazing events. In partnership with the World Music Institute, this year’s Africa Now! celebrates South Africa, spotlighting the next generation of South African music makers.
Singer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte gave the audience at the 2013 NAACP Image Awards a serious wake up call during a speech he gave after recieving a special award that was handed to him by his dear friend
In 1956, Harlem-bred child of Caribbean immigrants Harry Belafonte released the first million-selling LP in history. He was bigger than Elvis. Belafonte used the proceeds from Calypso to bankroll his friend Martin Luther King Jr.’s movement for civil rights. All of this