My mother adored Harry Belafonte and Sammy Davis Jr. Pre-smarmy suck-up Sammy, although perhaps there never was such a thing. Later, in the 70’s, my parents bought season tickets to the Washington Bullets, our immensely talented basketball team. 629 more words
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Harry Belafonte, John Lewis and Whoopi Goldberg
among participants in live symposium on civil rights
and equality, hosted by Bob Schieffer, on July 24
For most of my life, I’ve been too much of a musical control freak to be much of a radio guy, particularly since my tastes rarely correspond with most radio station formats (the crap shot diversity of college radio being the rare exception). 1,384 more words
This past Sunday singer, actor and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte visited Denver.
He was in town to help give out scholarships through the Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Colorado Holiday Commission. 449 more words