Harry Belafonte (94567)
Credit: Bill Moore photo

Legendary actor and entertainer Harry Belafonte celebrated his 95th birthday Tuesday with a star-studded celebration at The Town Hall in Manhattan. The event served as a fundraiser benefitting Sankofa.org, a non-profit organization that he, his daughter Gina Belafonte and Raoul Roach started 10 years ago. The celebration also marked the inaugural awarding of the Harry Belafonte Social Justice Awards which was presented to Angela Davis, Rashad Robinson, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Dr. Cornel West, Darren Walker, Hank Willis Thomas, former Attorney General Eric Holder and Congresswoman Barbara Lee.

Gina Belafonte

Alicia Keys

Alfre Woodard

Doug E. Fresh

Laurence Fishburne

Whoopi Goldberg

Bill T. Jones

Malik Yoba

Rev. Al Sharpton

Dr. Cornel West and Annahita Mahdavi West

Danny Glover

Aloe Blacc

Spike Lee and Laurence Fishburne

Bill T. Jones

Sweet Honey in the Rock

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  1. This event was Awesome!
    I’ve always appreciated the many contributions Mr. Belafonte made.
    .May God continue to bless him and his family tremendously. I pray that I will be able to volunteer my services as a recently retired Registered Dietitian to those in need
    Joycelyn K.Valentine M.S. CDN. RDN
    This was my early birthday gift to me also.

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