Belafonte's balancing act

Gates Jr., Henry Louis
August 1996
New Yorker;8/26/96, Vol. 72 Issue 25, p132
Profiles Harry Belafonte, a popular calypso singer in America. Views on racism and politics; Meeting with Martin Luther King Jr.; Influence of Paul Robeson; Early life in New York, New York; Life in West Indies; Duty in the Navy; Stint with the American Negro Theatre; Break at the Royal Roost jazz tavern; Performance in the film `Carmen Jones'.


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