Harry Belafonte: 'Faced with Oppression, I Had to Act'

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The Guardian/UK

Harry Belafonte: 'Faced with Oppression, I Had to Act'

Singer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte, 85, tells Sarfraz Manzoor about his life and work in music, cinema and fighting for social equality - as chronicled in a new memoir. He also discusses his friendship with Martin Luther King, his relationship with President John F Kennedy, and the humiliation that led him to become more heavily involved in the fight against racial segregation.

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