Harry Belafonte

The rapper had some beef with the civil rights icon.

The project follows a 17-year-old Black boy named Jacobi Nelson as he travels throughout his day, ultimately leading to a shattering encounter with the police.

Tonight at 6 p.m. CST, RYMR will host a ceremony to recognize six honorees for their work locally and nationally to uplift Black men and boys.

Belafonte, a life-long vocal advocate and champion of social justice, said the PSA exists to circumvent the pillaging of Black bodies.

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 […]

During Friday evening’s broadcast of the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards on TV One, Roslyn M. Brock, Chairman of the National Board of Directors for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, will present NAACP Chairman’s Awards to several individuals and groups for their work on social justice. One of the groups being honored with a […]

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 was inspired to write the book about Belafonte because, “Harry Belafonte comes up all the time in Black arts activism.” Smith told Ivory she first encountered Belafonte during research about […]