Monday, September 23, 2019

Tag: Harry Belafonte

Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis Get Harlem...

The late actors and activists Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis had a street in Harlem, N.Y, named after them on Saturday.

Denzel Washington’s Son John David Says His...

Denzel Washington’s son, John David Washington, talked about the difficulties of establishing his own identity as his father's acting success grew. It's something he admitted...

8 Black Hollywood Scandals Even Quincy Jones...

Sammy Davis Jr. Was Nearly Killed for Trying to Wed a White Actress Actor/singer Sammy Davis Jr. was a rising star in Hollywood when he...

Harry Belafonte: Until White People ‘Change Their...

https://youtu.be/Bu4BxRUnqao?t=5m50s America is more racially divided than it's ever been, according to activist and entertainer Harry Belafonte. Belafonte, a close friend of late civil rights icon...

Actor Jesse Williams to Portray Legendary Activist...

Actor Jesse Williams — known for his work on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" — will produce and star in a film about the Civil Rights...

9 Celebrities Whose Parents Spent Their Lives...

Kanye West While many of the hip-hop mogul’s fans know about his mother, the late Donda West, fewer fans know about his father’s identity. Ray...

Real American Idol, Harry Belafonte, Given Honorary...

American icon Harry Belafonte, a man of infinite talents, is scheduled to receive an honorary Academy Award tonight at the film academy's Governors Awards. Belafonte...

7 Black Celebrities Who Have Attacked President...

Kanye West Speaking about his frequent foil, President Obama, in a June 2014 interview, West said,  “You can’t effect change from inside the White House like...

8 Black Celebrities You May Not Have...

Morgan Freeman Although fans saw actor Morgan Freeman play an officer in the film Glory, many don't know he served in the U.S. military off...

5 Black Celebrities Who Disrespected Black Leaders...

Hip-hop began in the 1970s as a cultural force that showcased the political, revolutionary and militant voice of Black America. Initially, it was created...

Civil Accord: Harry Belafonte And Martin Luther...

Legendary singer Harry Belafonte’s lawsuit against the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. has come to an appropriately peaceful end. Belafonte and King’s estate announced...

Belafonte: JFK ‘Knew So Little About the...

As the national media fills with tributes, analyses and memories of President John F. Kennedy to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his assassination, Harry...

Jamie Foxx Hosts Hollywood Fundraiser at His...

Earlier this year at the NAACP Image Awards Jamie Foxx proclaimed: “Black people are the most talented people in the world.” That same evening,...

24 Black Celebs Who Risked Fame &...

Muhammad Ali Former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history. A controversial and even polarizing figure during...

Harry Belafonte, Martin Scorsese Team up For...

Acclaimed director Martin Scorsese is working with veteran actor Harry Belafonte to bring to the small screen a miniseries chronicling the atrocities of King...

Jay Z Slammed For Arrogance in Harry...

Jay Z has been heavily criticized by social activist Harry Belafonte and other prominent figures in the black community for what they believe is...

Harry Belafonte, Chaka Khan Join Florida ‘Stand...

Harry Belafonte and Chaka Khan are joining the protests and Florida boycott in hope of getting rid of the controversial “Stand Your Ground” laws...

Jamie Foxx Takes Harry Belafonte’s Advice to...

Jamie Foxx’s decision to wear his Travyon Martin and Sandy Hook children t-shirt to the 2013 MTV Movie Awards proved that he took Harry...