Harry Belafonte

  • Belafonte: H'wood won't yield to those of colour July 28, 2011

    Los Angeles: Harry Belafonte says Hollywood has yet to explore the breadth of black experience and that the industry will "never ever yield to the needs of people of color." The 84yearold entertainer made the remarks at a presentation on artists and activism held Wednesday during the 102nd annual National Association...
  • At 83, Harry Belafonte still sings of justice January 23, 2011

    Park City, Utah: At age 83, his days of singing calypso tunes to thousands of fans are behind him, but Harry Belafonte says he still has one song to sing for people around the world his song of justice. Belafonte is at the Sundance Film Festival this week...
  • Sundance debuts with Harry Belafonte documentary January 21, 2011

    Utah: The Sundance Film Festival opened on Thursday night with a new look four feature films instead of only one, including a documentary about calypso singer Harry Belafonte and a teen lesbian drama. The documentary, "Sing Your Song," follows the social activism of the 83yearold singer of "Banana Boat Song"...