A pretty powerful statement but at the same time with a man like Harry Belafonte saying it you’re almost forced to pay attention and dig deeper. Hit the jump to see the video clip of the speech. Leave your thoughts in the comments.
Mr. Belafonte Wins the NAACP Image Awards Spingarn Medal & Shares His Thoughts on Gun Control in America.
Harold George “Harry” Belafonte, Jr. (born March 1, 1927) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist. He was dubbed the “King of Calypso” for popularizing the Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. Belafonte is perhaps best known for singing “The Banana Boat Song”, with its signature lyric “Day-O”. Throughout his career he has been an advocate for civil rights and humanitarian causes. He was a vocal critic of the policies of the George W. Bush administration.
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