Legendary Activist and Singer Harry Belafonte Dies

The man who came up with the idea for "We Are the World," the Grammy Award-winning charity single that raised money for famine relief in Africa and protested against apartheid in South Africa, has died. Harry Belafonte - activist, singer, and actor, was 96 years old, and used his fame in the fight for civil rights and humanitarian activism.


  • 4 April 2013

    We Are the World - Today!

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    Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Harry Belafonte introduce a new era for African-led engagement and action to make the world a better place. Please use and ... see more »

Harry Belafonte, who had also campaigned against apartheid, is seen with the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu in March 2003, joining the unprecedented international protests against the US invasion of Iraq.

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