A life lived deeply
By NABJ Black News & Views
Harlem-born Harry Belafonte first claimed the public spotlight with his talent for singing calypso, but he later became a force on the big screen, and even later, on the global stage as a committed activist. Belafonte – known for his polished good looks, husky voice and generosity – died at home in New York City on Tuesday. He was 96. The cause was congestive heart failure. Here are images from Belafonte’s remarkable life.