Harry Belafonte

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

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 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 […]

T.I. and Gina Belafonte came to the morning show studio to talk about the first annual Many Rivers To Cross Festival, which is hosted by Harry Belafonte’s Sankofa Organization and features artists like Common, John Legend, Jussie Smollett and others. The festival, which will take place on Oct 1 & 2, intends to inspire people […]

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 […]

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…

“12 Years A Slave” director Steve McQueen has decided on the subject of his fourth feature, and his choice is sure to be just as controversial…

Oprah Winfrey is a force of nature.  Still reigning supreme as the Queen of Media,  the power titan returns to the big screen after an…