Harry Belafonte

Roland Martin sat down with legendary actor and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte on Wednesday for an exclusive interview. During their discussion, Martin and Belafonte covered a variety of topics, including Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the National Anthem at football games. Belafonte, who is no stranger to taking a stand on an unpopular issue, shared […]

Legendary actor and Humanitarian Harry Belafonte and his daughter Gina are hosting the Many Rivers To Cross Social Justice Music and Arts Festival taking place in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia October 1st and 2nd. The father-daughter duo talk to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the premise beind “We’re having a two-day festival with multiple stages…lots of […]

During Friday evening’s broadcast of the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards on TV One, Roslyn M. Brock, Chairman of the National Board of Directors for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, will present NAACP Chairman’s Awards to several individuals and groups for their work on social justice. One of the groups being honored with a […]

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now bring you highlights from this year's Justice Ball from the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY.

Author Judith E. Smith talks with NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory about her new book, Becoming Belafonte: Black Artist, Public Radical. Smith explained she…

  New York, NY (May 5, 2015) – Community leaders and change agents are invited to participate in a nationwide telephone town hall with Legendary…

There are few living musical legends who have had as powerful an impact on the Civil Rights era as Stevie Wonder. His most well-known artistic…

I’m always weary of being critical of Harry Belafonte (pictured) for fear of catching the beat down from an older Black person. Like catching a…

In a sad turn of events, civil rights activist Harry Belafonte is suing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s estate. Belafonte,  who helped financially support MLK’s…

A rep for singer and activist Harry Belafonte said Tuesday that the 84-year-old singer did not fall asleep during a live TV interview he had with a California station. Belafonte appeared to be asleep as the camera cut to him and the anchor woman then said,”Harry, wake up. This is your wake-up call!” Read more […]