Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte's 'Many Rivers to Cross' Festival fused music, arts, culture and the call for social justice into one unique event.

Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, recently sat down with Belafonte and criminal justice activist Carmen Perez for an exclusive interview to discuss Belafonte's upcoming music and arts festival, Many Rivers to Cross.

Actor and activist Harry Belafonte recently sat down with Roland Martin for an exclusive interview to discuss his upcoming social justice music festival Many Rivers To Cross, his views about Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem protest, and the fight for social justice. During the course of their chat, Mr. Belafonte explained what it means to be […]

Roland Martin and his panel of guests went in on Lil Wayne for saying there is no such thing as racism during a recent interview.

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 […]

Harry Belafonte, Jesse Williams and Zendaya Coleman grace the cover of Ebony

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…

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After years without a proper Oscar nomination, Legendary actor/singer and social activist Harry Belafonte will be getting his due at a stand-alone ceremony later this year.  …