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Red Bull Music Festival Is Bringing '90s Nostalgia To 2018 New York

In today’s ‘90s-obsessed pop culture climate, it’s only right that festivals and events have begun to show more love to the icons of the decade that gave us Tupac, … 580 more words

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Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

Odds Against Tomorrow is directed by Robert Wise. The film was one of two films to be produced by its star Harry Belafonte’s own production company – HarBel Productions. 1,580 more words

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Saturday Surprise -- Cookie Monster!

After putting some fairly intense work into my 3-part series on voters who don’t vote, my mind is ready for a little lighter fare today, despite the fact that there are many serious topics beckoning and calling to me.  741 more words

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PBS NewsHour full episode April 6, 2018


Friday on the NewsHour, the Trump administration announces new sanctions against Russia while simultaneously proposing new tariffs on Chinese imports.

Also: Investigating the Trump business, inside the intricate bureaucracy of ISIS, Mark Shields and Reihan Salam on the week’s news and Harry Belafonte remembers Martin Luther King Jr. 12 more words

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How Petula Clark and Harry Belafonte fought racism arm in arm

Petula Clark was an uncool 60 s pop star on the rise when, 50 years ago today, she held on to Harry Belafontes arm on US television, and sparked a race relations furore… 1,400 more words

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Music For Monday Mornings: Jump In The Line

Need a little motivation to get you going this morning? Here’s a jam to kickstart your week.

If you can listen to “Jump in the Line” by Harry Belafonte (or really any Harry Belafonte song, really) without feeling compelled to move some part of your body, get thee to a doctor, stat. Something is broken inside you.

Miriam Makeba | "Click" and "Soweto Blues" (Music Video)

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil-rights activist. 226 more words

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