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Muhammad Ali awards mix glamour, activism

The harrowing story of a Congolese human rights activist charged the room with emotion Saturday night as the Third Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards were presented in Louisville. 954 more words

Muhammad Ali

Let it Bleed Belafonte

With such a spectral range to choose from, it’s a wonder not everyone is a Calypso nut thanks to the pop genius of Harry Belafonte. The luxury of reality admits that, to all, there is still time. 7 more words


Civil Rights, Civil Wrongs

The Wonderful World Tomorrow—What It WON’T Be Like!”: Part 8

Civil Rights, Civil Wrongs

This post is the eighth in a series. Each entry in the series… 6,291 more words

Civil Rights

Part II: Interview Between Harry Belafonte and Geraldine Wilson

Part One can be found here.

Harry Belafonte, Source

Geraldine Wilson

GW: Tell me about you and books as when you were a child, and you were reading. 2,086 more words

Black History

September 8, 1892: Pledge, Salute, Sing Out the Chorus

Daniel Sharp Ford was a bit of a flag-waver. He thought the country needed a little more patriotism, and so launched a crusade to get flags into every school in the country. 367 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Playlist #1

Tuesday means New Tunes day. This playlist has all sorts of musicians that I think would provide great background dancing tunage. For example, the first track of the playlist, Jump In the Line by Harry Belafonte has been my number 1 go-to dance music. 87 more words