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"belafonte" Discussed on Diane Rehm: On My Mind

Diane Rehm: On My Mind

07:57 min | 3 weeks ago

"belafonte" Discussed on Diane Rehm: On My Mind

"Wooo a quick break when we come back the rest of my conversation with harry belafonte. Here's is the rest of my conversation with grammy. Emmy and tony award winner harry bell aponte. He joins me on the diane rain. Show undescended nine two thousand three and for those of you who who just joined us. My guests Morning is harry belafonte. You know him as an artist and musician. Human rights activist involved in so many efforts around this world. This belafonte this morning former vice president. Al gore endorsed howard dean as the democratic candidate for the presidency. What's your view of the democratic candidates. Have you made your choice yet. Malloy not made my choice yet. I think that the with all of the verbiage verbiage has been imparted on citizens democratic party. In many of the democratic candidates yet the talk in the innova in-depth way until the problems into the anguish into the fears into the pain. Our citizens are experiencing. I think the polemics have been very clearly Designed to to hit a certain kind of rhythm that politicians usually hit and they sell their wares according to the style of television and sound bites and things that they feel will be assured of getting on the six o'clock news. But i think american society is more than a sound bite. I think the way which we need to him. These candidates in far more detailed way about how they will handle policy how they really take care many of the issues that plague us. I think that it's still a lot left to be desired occasion to talk with the candidate. Of course nick last evening and in that in the same environment of discussion. I pointed out that i live among the poor. That's the work that i do i i. I'm deeply involved in the prison system. In the united states of america work was remarkable. Then some wardens run some of the most violent penal institutions in this country. Like -sarily ibaka out in los angeles county jail warden thin up another california and i watched what goes on with the prison population a matter of public policy. We build more prisons in the united states in america and build churches that we built schools or then we bill healthcare centers and we are now turning the prison of The god conduct and administration to the private sector well in the united states american fee enterprising and capitalism. Nobody takes on real estate. Did they don't expect to make profit from and in order to make profit from facilities such as a prisoner. These presents must be filled and as be men defeat and things to do for. The prophet is extracted. Or what kind of signal is being sent to the citizens the black citizens the youth in particular. We have more black men and women in prison. We have in the universities of america. What's being said to the to the young people america's panic black poor who make up the prison population that we're building more. We have the largest prison population in the world larger than china or india. We have the that that that is not that does not sit. Well what what does a candidate say about that. I'm interested in hearing about iraq about foreign policy. What do you do with the devastation of healthcare. You're sitting and talking about saving medicaid medicare and you talk about finding ways. It was to make prices more affordable to citizens we get into the detail of this kind of a giant did gerrymandering and juggling of concepts within a frame of something that doesn't work to begin with the two things that should be in the united states of america as a matter of right and wrong ago in part of our a fabric of existence in that education should be completely free not a cost to be attributed to anybody who goes out to learn from the childhood until you get out of the university and know how can need any citizen in. This country should be should should cost citizens of this country anything. We can find eighty seven billion dollars on a minutes notice to send baghdad in iraq to continue further mischief in that region. And leave these kinds of issues here in america on attended. I refuse to believe that. We do not have the financial and economic resource and the wherewithal to treat our citizens to a fair and open democratic healthcare. An indication system all right. Let's take a call or here in arlington virginia. Good morning duke. Good morning diane. And welcome to one of my favorite singers harry. Belafonte good yes. I am calling because Last night i participated with a lot of concerns. Venezuelans where a letter was handed to mr belafonte with three hundred and fifty concern venezuelans in the washington. Dc area because of his tacit support for the chavez government in venezuela because of the screening of a documentary called. The revolution will not be televised which has been demonstrated to be more for propaganda film than them them. Then a documentary. My comments from mr belafonte and question is primarily why he's so supportive of the chavez government which has been So much against human rights. All right sir. let's hear ms develop fontes. The the caller for his His remarks and for the question that he's put before me. I think you should not be too hasty and trying to The fine in my commitment to what goes on in venezuela is in support of a personality or individual what. I'm dealing with a deep caring for the democratic process and for was happening to the venezuelan people if you will examine the history of my life and my commitments to societies and issues and governments there in struggle trying to create an to maintain a democracy. The finite behavior has a consistency to and very little of that. Haiti has to do with personalities. I don't know mr surveys. I've never met him. I do know however that he was elected onto a democratic process with the constitution. That was putting but that was put in and a referendum that was supported and voted upon by the venezuelan people there was a process within that constitutional mandate and is that you will the individual stays in office until his term of office has ended and this society goes back to the polls in votes. I have too often seen american policy. Nations are in their infancy as democracies become totally dismantled because the united states policy through the cia through many of its lending agencies to its support mechanisms and legislation and politics have undermined the best interest of these nations because we didn't find their policy.

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"belafonte" Discussed on The Diane Rehm Show

The Diane Rehm Show

02:24 min | 3 weeks ago

"belafonte" Discussed on The Diane Rehm Show

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"belafonte" Discussed on Diane Rehm: On My Mind

Diane Rehm: On My Mind

02:25 min | 3 weeks ago

"belafonte" Discussed on Diane Rehm: On My Mind

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"belafonte" Discussed on Diane Rehm: On My Mind

Diane Rehm: On My Mind

06:38 min | 3 weeks ago

"belafonte" Discussed on Diane Rehm: On My Mind

"Thanks for joining us. I'm diane rehm yesterday. Harry belafonte spoke at the national press club. His speech touched on the war in iraq the aids hiv pandemic hey shenice halim seekers and repayment of international death although it's not unusual for entertainers to support charitable causes few have done so with success and occasion of the harry. Belafonte's day for over fifty years. He's combined alive at the arts with a love of humanity is work in both areas has been recognized the world over harry. Belafonte joins me in the studio to talk about past achievements card vince and future projects. What a pleasure to see you sir. I'm very excited to to be on the air with you once again. Thank you looking. So thank you and you as well talk about. What brings you to washington and the topics about which you spoke yesterday at the national press club. I serve on the board of louis. Marketable organization here in washington called transafrica and it was created in nineteen seventy seven as an organization that would monitor american policy as it relates to africa and parts of the world that make up the african diaspora. And we've had a long journey as an organization We spearheaded the anti-apartheid movement. In american did much to a focus. America's attention on the issues of apartheid south africa ultimately the release of nelson mandela. We've been also speaking on policies and issues that affect the caribbean region in particular haiti. But we also talked to other regions as well and in transafrica. We have a connected aspect to the organization called the transafrica forum which is an educational arm of transafrica which is a lobbying organization. An in transafrica forum. We have a division. Call the authorized foreign policy library and authorized At the height of great popularity as a great athlete and tennis plan is really a great american had believes somewhat over-simplified way that he could just go to south africa and played tennis before an integrated audience and desegregate the tennis courts of south africa. That perhaps it would be a new dawning on the whole horizon for the whole issue of apartheid and he went there in the face of the sanctions and the boycott and a lot of people are concerned that he violated a sanctions however when author went and had direct experience that he had in south africa. He not only understood that his position was rather naive Even even generally so and he became quite active and deeply committed to lending himself in in political and social support for the cause of a sanctions against south africa. The anti-apartheid movement he created and all within the organization called artists and athletes against apartheid. And out of that and his commitment to be on the board for the forum he created the author ash Foreign policy library which was for the purpose of trying to attract enough books and memorablilia. That not only told us about africa from traditional sources of of of material but to try to fine unusual material that gave another point of view on what africa is what the history of the continent has been and whereas going and what are the real voices of the current leaders and current policies and also to monitor carefully what the united states does in its relationship to that continent. Our event amar is being held at the true reformer building at twelve hundred use street northwest washington and in that building people gathering. They'll get a chance to see some of the books on display and talked to many of us about authorized about africa about what we do about our nation at large. And of course you have been not only outspoken about africa. But you've been quite vocal in your opposition to the war in iraq. it was. It was theodore roosevelt. Who once said and i paraphrase here. The essence of his statement was that when the state begins to unfold villainy that will undermine the constitution of this nation and again tonight the night citizens that which is rightfully theirs by the law. It is incumbent upon citizens not only Take note of this characteristic but also exert right to descend and to be vocal against such such intervention. And i think that what's going on with the carter administration has been in huge violations much that our constitution protects. Well is in the laws that are coming about now and home security the way in which ashcroft has piloted these new laws which under the guise of The security of this country has now Said that The justice system has the right to arrest citizens without charge to hold them in incarceration for as long as they deem necessary Without the benefit of counsel that that kind of behavior is just completely against the constitution of this country and what are what our nation for now one can argue cannot one that perhaps this country a has not been attacked again because of some of those ground rules that the attorney general and this administration had put into place..

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Civil Rights Activist, Patricia Stephens Due

Encyclopedia Womannica

04:19 min | 1 year ago

Civil Rights Activist, Patricia Stephens Due

"Hello from Wonder Media Network I'm Jenny Kaplan, and this is encyclopedia will Manica. All month we're talking about activists. Women who stood up against injustice and four a better world. Today we're talking about an American civil rights activist whose work began as a student and extended throughout her life and beyond. She was one of the leaders of the sit in and Jalen movements continuing to fight for a more just society even when faced with serious harm. According to The New York Times her FBI file was over four hundred pages long. Let's talk about Patricia Stevens do. Patricia Gloria Stevens was born on December ninth nineteen, thirty, nine fifteen months after her sister Priscilla who would go on to be partner in many organizing efforts. Patricia was the second of three kids born to Lottie Mae Powell Stevens, and Horace Walter Stevens. The Stevens family lived in Belgrade Florida for most Patricia Youth. By the time she was thirteen years old Patricia was very aware of the discrimination she faced for being black and was ready to protest. She and her sister refused to go to the designated colored window at their local dairy queen. Instead, they stood in line for the window marked whites only. In one, thousand, nine, hundred, Eighty, seven Patricia started school at Florida Am University. Two years later in Nineteen fifty-nine Patricia and Priscila attended a workshop put on by the Congress of racial equality or core on nonviolent civil disobedience. Patricia then started a local chapter of the organization in order to continue the work, she tried to tackle it just thirteen years old integration. The following year on February. Twentieth Nineteen Sixty Patricia, her sister, and some other students sat down at a whites only lunch counter at a Woolworth Tallahassee and refused to get up until they were served. Nineteen days earlier, four guys sat down at a similar lunch counter in Greensboro North Carolina officially kicking off. Since movement across the South Patricia and ten of her peers were arrested rather than paying three hundred dollar Fine Patricia and. Out Forty nine days in jail. Their determination to serve their time as a statement became a norm when others were arrested and charged on fairly. Patricia leadership and courage caught the attention of people around the country support of the cause including Jackie Robinson Eleanor Roosevelt Harry Belafonte, and James. Baldwin. Dr Martin. Luther King. Junior. Sent the sisters telegram that said. Going to jail for a righteous cause as a badge of honor and a symbol of dignity. After she was finally released, Patricia continued the fight to change her city and country. One of her fellow activists was a man named John D do junior. He was law school at Florida Am University. The two got married in nineteen, sixty three and would go on to have three children together for their honeymoon Patricia and John went to the march on Washington and heard Dr King's I have a dream speech. The following year in one, thousand, nine, hundred, eighty, four, Patricia took on a new role in corps. She served as field secretary for a voter education and Registration Project in North Florida under her leadership. program. More. Voters than any other regional program in the south. Patricia also worked to improve the lives of workers, the poor and other underserved populations in the US. But her activism took a physical toll on her. After being hit in the face by a can of tear gas, Patricia is were injured and she was forced to wear dark glasses for the rest of her life in nineteen sixty, seven, ten years after she enrolled. Patricia graduated from Florida Am. University it took her all of a decade to get her degree because she spent periods of time traveling around the US to rally energy behind the civil rights movement. She was also suspended multiple times by the

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"belafonte" Discussed on The Daily Zeitgeist

The Daily Zeitgeist

08:10 min | 1 year ago

"belafonte" Discussed on The Daily Zeitgeist

"Want more information on the MAZDAS UV lineup including the first ever six thirty GOTO MAZDA USA dot com slash iheart and don't forget to explore their strongest finance options hello the Internet and welcome to this episode of the best and brightest. Courtesy Johnny Davis I'm Jackie O'Brien that. Is the best co host in the Game Lacy Moseley. was. I'm happy to be here this so much. Trending. I know Yeah. Let's tell the people what's trending Harry Belafonte is trending. Got Me worried he is trending because there's like footage of him. Falling Asleep. Adjusted to make it look like it was Biden. So basically, they used footage of an interview on a newscast where the newscasters like and I believe he's asleep basically. Because Harry Belafonte fell asleep during. A press run because man is busy and they cut him out put Joe Biden in deep faked it and a now it's you know it's just right wing propaganda being used to make it seem like Joe Biden is. Even older and sleep easier then he is. And that's the column sleepy. Joe. Makes Total Sense. It's hard to tell if he's sleeping or not because his eyes are like little coin slots but. I. Think this is unfair. Right. Also, I just hate to see any older person trending like if I see a person who's over seventy trending like my heart is getting tight. And Betty White please not making Betty White Trent. Yes. We'll speaking of people over the age of seventy a bill Maher is Trent just joking. Heart is trending for his hot take that trump might win. That's not the most interesting angle to take Michael. Moore, was talking about that. We've been talking about it for about a year now no matter what the polls say it seems like he probably has an advantage over the polling averages over what the polling averages would tell you and he has a lot of enthusiasm. The enthusiasm gap is real but. The the more interesting angle on this Bill Maher story is something Lacey that you've revealed when we come, you saw that he was trending. Okay I'll tell you guys this. Don't attack me on twitter. I. Was a little misguided. Young Woman I had a crush on bill, Maher I watch his show on HBO like every night and I thought he was smart and cute. That blew my. Will Not. Stop judging me hanging out at all because it's not. It's not a it's not uncommon right? Like he is famous or at least in his own mind he is. infamous. Ladies Man. So I I guess I'd always assumed he was kind of full of Shit, but you're telling me not. So you tapped into something that's out. There was something about him. Yeah I think way walks out to that dump down down down down down down that music comment. Your heart starts beating a little bit faster. Also. Yeah. You're not judging me but you are looking at me in this. Manner that's just like why. Because I feel like I finally have like this is the Rosetta Stone. This is somebody who can answer a mystery that has long plagued is like so what what is it about him? Is that just kind of his general like having his shit together like thinking he knows everything if no I don't know I was like he was smug and really smart and right super liberal and and I was like Oh. Yeah that's. A totally. I get paid actually now like let's creep energy and he's obviously super duper problematic. But yeah, that was I. Don't know why I felt like I need to get off my chest but I really confessed it to you. So glad you did. All right. Let's talk about while we're on the subject of you and Bill Maher or let's talk about marriage marriage is trending. I could potentially hear wedding bells in the future for you and Mr Mar but. just being an asshole, but marriage is trending. This is one of those things where two stories overlap and they're about the same thing. So there's two celebrity stories Katy Perry. Came out and talked about her marriage to Russell brand and how those very difficult and then Brad Pitt is trending because he is dating a woman who is married who is in an open marriage to a elderly man. So I mean Bill Bill Brad Oh God owner. Brad Pitt and really the. Actor of Bill Maher's. Of? Type and it's. When women who are in a contract with another man? Screw. That's A Win papers like ooh. Not The first time. So actually I guess that wasn't his he was in a marriage when Angelina Jolie in him were hook it up. So. She was just in a long-term blood bond with billy's Bob. Thornton. Like each other and right dribbling. had. Somebody else's blood flowing through your veins? It's seems like a marriage. I. Mean. As long as they're consenting adults who are down for what they're doing like absolutely, Why not? Yeah. The Guy Seems like he's like, yeah, whatever. He's going on dates with them, right? seriously. Brad Pitt probably. The Best Guy. Conceivably. To get cheated on with because it's just like yeah, I. Mean I get that. Totally understandable. Can't can't have your feelings hurt by that although you'll probably never see your significant other again but. You're absolutely right like your significant others comes home no matter the sex and they're like look Brad Pitt, is giving me p now I just like all right well, your suitcases. You while it lasted, I might get mad at Brad Pitt. Kid say goodbye to Mommy. Drop Mommy off at Brad Pitt's our. The place. God I think he just looked at me now it was you. All right well, I'll get the rest of the bags out of the car and then I'll get out of here. Lion is trending because there's just as video of a lion walking through a traffic jam in I. Don't know where but the lion is bigger than I realized lions were lions are enormous. Any also has like a dope haircut which like his main goes all the way down to his chest. which I respect. I ever get lions with scale like that like in. Other lions right other lions and then like a crumpled animal that they just took down. But yeah, we rarely see people chilling with lines and it's just does not seem bothered at all by any anything that's happening around them. lions. Very cool. And versus is trending because we've got I, mean, this almost feels like the final. Boss of.

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"belafonte" Discussed on Swing Left - How We Win

Swing Left - How We Win

02:39 min | 1 year ago

"belafonte" Discussed on Swing Left - How We Win

"We're still having documentation of oppressive narratives. We need to reclaim our history. Books need to tell the truth. And we should stop feeling shame about it and more about how we WANNA liberate. An new way forward if you go to Germany and especially in Berlin, you can't go two blocks without seeing some kind of a memorial to the Holocaust you do not seem memorials around Berlin of Gurgles or Hitler right to you see you know you see monuments and demonstration and collective New Vision and art and parks. Dedicated to to deliberation of people and to making sure. that their curriculums and at their police forces are very clear on the history. And we have to begin to look at those models around the world where there has been that kind of progress. And Begin to. Find ways to invent our own to create our own. I. Don't know if I. Can you know it's just? We just have such terrible terrible leadership. Right now as it relates to the highest office of what we have designed does our government. And I. Think there's many many many elected out there that have. Incredible ideas and their voices need to be amplified, and I'm hopeful that they will have the courage to step forward and take chances. As, my father used to say like. Robert. Was Not all about black people when he was the attorney general right, it wasn't until he got on the ground in the south, and sought for its own is that he became more empathetic, and then in the words of my father would say or I believe they might have been the words of Dr King. Is that you must win them to your cause. And he was one to cause because he saw for his own is the devastation and related to his own family. I think that it's important for people to have a deeper understanding of what's going on, and they can't just simply be. Angry because it's discomforting for them to know about the horrible things that have taken place in the continue to take horrible things continue to take place. Right. So I remember seeing you on stage emceeing the first women's March. Um, you've been involved with them since the beginning at organizing that too and using your work at Saint. Cofer Dot, Org. I want to hear about that to you. You just don't a lot of stuff which makes sense because you're an artist..

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"belafonte" Discussed on Swing Left - How We Win

Swing Left - How We Win

02:21 min | 1 year ago

"belafonte" Discussed on Swing Left - How We Win

"You said, we're GONNA. Do this proven tactics to persuade voters to vote. I. Hope you join us on August fifth. Let's say they're impressively right and not scared. Well, they talk about scary stuff that you don't want them to be right about, and then they are so that's. their impressive and sadly correct about a lot of the things. Out. Awesome so lots to do, and if you need a little inspiration than definitely gonna WanNa, take a listen to this interview that we have coming up next with Gina Belafonte. Gina Belafonte is a civil rights, activist, actor, producer and director. She produced the acclaimed documentary. Sing your song about her father Harry Belafonte, and is the director of lyrics from lockdown, a hip hop musical about racial profiling. She co organized the two thousand seventeen women's march in Los Angeles and Co Directs Saint Dot Org a social justice organization, using culture and entertainment in advancing justice, peace, equity and equality I. Don't know where you have time for. Gina thank. You for taking the time with us. I'm so happy to be here. Thank you for having me. As a child first of all, you literally grew up in the belly of the Civil Rights Movement as Your Dad and Martin. Luther King Junior were good friends. you told me once that Martin Luther King would come over for dinner in use your home to plan events and marches and I know you were very young then, but what do you remember? That time. to be honest, it's the more intimate moments. I was a small child where I would Sort of be invited quietly at times other times invited to lick the stamps and stuff the envelopes of outgoing announcements for engagement in some ways to the community I often would paper. We would call it that in the old days paper, the community where we would go and stick up fliers all on every post we could find and buildings and windows and things to get to get out messages..

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How You Can Help Transform America's Racial Karma | Dr. Larry Ward

10% Happier with Dan Harris

04:32 min | 1 year ago

How You Can Help Transform America's Racial Karma | Dr. Larry Ward

"Hey guys, what can you as an individual do to help? Break the cycles of rage, pain, fear and violence that continued to grip, America and many other parts of the world, relating to the issue of race. Even though our guest this week was shot at by white police officers when he was only eleven, and then later in his life, had his house firebombed allegedly by local racists in the town where he was living. Even though he's gone through all of that, he is still hopeful that now is a moment of true, potential and opportunity to transform what he calls America's Racial Karma and by extension ourselves. Dr Larry Ward is a lay minister in the lineage of the Great. Vietnamese master TechNet Han. He's an advisor to the executive leadership institute at the Peter F Drucker School of Management He's done consulting work with fortune, five hundred companies, and he has a PhD in religious studies with an emphasis on Buddhism. His forthcoming book is called America's Racial Karma. Here, we go with Dr Larry Ward. Nice to meet you remotely, and for doing this sure nice to meet you, too. Take good care. We have a lot of meditators who listen to the show and so. I'd love to know more about what you do in your own mind when you feel the. The kind of suffering where you're. Empathizing with the families of these of these young people have been killed, or when memories are coming up for you from your own personal right story I, thank. Two pieces are important to. This is also the intergenerational. Flow of trauma. And it is also. The trauma experienced on the land in which we live. And so how I practice caring for myself different ways. Depending on what I'm feeling. etc so sometimes. I put on just music. And listen to music. That will help me move energy. That may be stuck somewhere in my body out. Or. What do you like through well? All kinds of music Oh, I have a pretty wide. Pretty wide. Range of music I like depending on the mood or what I'm feeling needs to be processed. Michael Jackson Helps me a lot with some of his particular songs, especially the one he was sung at his memorial. Will you be there? Harry Belafonte's Day. When I need to feel like beauty is still in the world. Campaign the line no I do. Try to remember I'm kind of a romantic at heart and so that. That soothes that part of me. That helps me remember. Life is beautiful. that it can be captured and word and sound and vibration, and in color. Sometimes I. Listen or observe an Natalie stall someone. WHO's a brilliant conductor? especially in her version of Hombre, Ma Fu. So sometimes. I go the classical route. And choose different melodies and symphonies that also can move energy all of our. Creative! Arts and methods from my ancestors in one way designed to do these things, but if we don't learn to master them and don't learn to take the time to do them. We just as my grandmother used to say, running around with like chickens with our heads cut off. So, you put the music on and dance as a way to get the energy to move flowing. Yeah, sometimes I dance sometimes I cry sometimes I lay down and just let the sound and the music's music wash over my body. Sometime inspires a poem, etc, or another song that I find. Healing. And energizing and recovering to listen to so I don't get lost in my pain. And sometimes always every day. I go outside. So one of my practices daily at morning noon and night if I can is to be outside of four.

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11 Trivia Questions on Movie Mashups

Trivia With Budds

05:53 min | 1 year ago

11 Trivia Questions on Movie Mashups

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"belafonte" Discussed on B&H Photography Podcast

B&H Photography Podcast

14:58 min | 1 year ago

"belafonte" Discussed on B&H Photography Podcast

"We are lucky to welcome to our studio actress. Model Singer and photographer Sherry Belafonte. And not necessarily in that order point. Thank you. We're GONNA WE'RE GONNA WE'RE GONNA get into all of that stuff. Sherry is currently story in the new. Tv show the morning show and to any fan of fashion photography. She's well known well. Recognised her face has been on the cover of Vogue. Mademoiselle jet Glamour and God knows how many other magazines and more times than we can count. It's like you you get three hundred. You could hurt yourself carrying your list with you. Knees your knees and and not too. Many people could say that they are very first vogue cover vote. I mean..

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A Moment in Time, with Shari Belafonte

B&H Photography Podcast

11:27 min | 1 year ago

A Moment in Time, with Shari Belafonte

"Today. We're GONNA be talking sheriff about photography. So let's get into it Sherry. Welcome to our show. It's so great having Jose here so you have grown up around cameras now as a little kid all my life cameras aimed at you most again. Your Dad was Trenton Center. He was big deal. Back in the fifties sixties seventies. He broke down a lot of walls. Again everybody's familiar with his music and his acting and everything else. So you're smiling laughing about so. I was very hyperactive. Attention deficit as a child. I still lamb a little curtail with certain things now making native American blood you know wearing a bright orange camp right now you WanNa talk about it. Yeah Orange there you go. There's fast on. Go ahead I'm sorry. My Grandmother gave me my first Brownie camera. Now that's how far back I with the fan flash that you put the light bulb shit so I had that one. I was four years old. How many megapixel was and you would get this little tiny roll of film that you would put inside that Yummy and That was my first foray into being behind the camera and then instamatic semantic when I was I think I had a funny little polaroid camera that we had them all And my first legitimate camera was a pentax when I was eleven years old. Okay I was in boarding school by Matic or h three the it was. You know I can't remember I just. It was a thirty five millimeter Pentax Camera. That was dad's I know. Dad had a SPA top. Any passed it down to me so my entire high school was spent in the dark room. I smell like smoke. That was really attractive. Smell coming out of the yellow fingernails sitting in the dark. You Know Rolling and Rolling Rolling Rolling and then you know praying that you could put it in the CAN. It would come out and it wasn't all crumpled and you know so. Yeah I spent a good part of my earlier years behind the camera. And then of course like you said being Harry's daughter you know when we when he was on tour somewhere and there's Paparazzi or people taking pictures of us all the time and then Harry took pictures of us all the time that we never saw and it was the biggest joke because he was he always got get over there. Get OVER THERE. Get over there. Stop Stop Standards There. Hundreds and hundreds of pictures that were taken by. Harry and we've never seen a single one single. And why do you think that's the case? He just too busy to Kinda know if he ever developed and I don't know if there was even filmed the camera I think he had these Lycos and he just you know he just kept shooting once in a while. We saw him because he would. When he was a touring he would have these The program with this and it was always the big color program that would come with new. Buy A ticket and there would be pictures of us you know in there and we go to dad. Shoot that picture around. The house was photography kind of a respected medium. Was it an art to be an art. He did have a darkroom which he never went into. He just had it in the back next his recording studio but he did use a recording studio. Did use the recording. But Yeah we always have been shutterbugs. I think the whole definitely me more so than I think my siblings but Harry was definitely behind the camera. He was into like us us a very like a like like like scandal. And what about the Paparazzi and stuff? Maybe it wasn't. I can't even say that it wasn't like it is now because Paparazzi but was it A pain in the bud. Was it something that you guys so I was so used to? You know because what happened is my hair Harry. In Marguerite. My mom was marguerite. She passed away a few years go but they divorced. When I was very young actually separated woman was pregnant with me so there was always that kind of people trying to take pictures of that that was going on but there was a little more of a sense of decency for lack of better words with authorizing I mean. Now it's like Oh goes the there were lines. That were not crossed back then. I mean chances and stuff like that and they they definitely probably got onto your skin right probably worse today and usually think it was more of a magazine would come in. Ebony magazine would come in and say you know. Can we shoot you at home or and you know there was a story that was behind it and maybe the attorneys would go yet. It's good idea. Let's let's push that you know. Yeah we've always been around cameras for yourself. It's often family. What kind of things interested you would sort of you know? In the days I was in boarding school in Massachusetts so I I've always been a fan of black and white. I never learned how to process color and of course slides for the first things. You sort of learned. I never learned how to process but I was always into the dynamic of black and white so with the snow in Massachusetts. There was always the lights and shadows and you can stream you know falling through the ice no save. The camera saved the camera. Shot landscapes mostly landscapes. And then I shot everything and then as I got older and could start a fording stuff. I actually stopped shooting for a while and then when Sam. I got married thirty five years ago. Sam gave me my first Yoeskamnoer. I had by then already onto Canon cameras. But you know hey a one and the that great but then Sam gave me my first Kammer after maybe not shooting for ten years and we went on our honeymoon to Italy and I just shot like crazy like bags and bags film was carrying at the time. Kodak made what was called recording fill in the recording. Four seventy five four and as soon as you develop it would turn into a corkscrew that you can never hold flat that I didn't know because by then I wasn't processing okay but Three hundred you could you. Could you could set the The whatever you wanted I mean you couldn't with any film but this was if you decided to shoot at or if you wanted to shoot one hundred thirty two hundred or sixty four hundred. Just remember what you shot that at and you'd process it like if I shot four hundred three sixty I process it at four hundred by shoot at three sixty and I mean the detail was. It's crazy it's like mega pixels eight thousand and I just fell in love with that and then when Kodak stopped making it because they said well you know nobody's buying it because it was twelve dollars a roll and I know buying it. No please keep making and then shortly after you know film just kind of went by the wayside and now it's coming back. Is it coming back to us? Sales were up twenty percent last year. So you now actually have to try and find a film camera. I still actually have a rebel. Okay okay isn't it rebel? Originally rebels were killed. What was called the digital rebel? No megapixel but I did have for the Canon thirty and I was started shooting movies of Friends of mine. Who were directors said? Would you shoot stills movie and I remember get going into get a sound blimp made for my digital camera and the guys in you and Steven Spielberg's guy or the only people that have blimps for you. These eight thirty eight sixty. Whatever I add albertson blimp. Right Jacobsen Jacobsen recently closed down. There's no need for any other. No ex- exactly. I've got this this whole box downstairs in the garage is because like don't need the blimp. Next time lenses by the I worked on a movie as recently as Twenty fifteen and with a digital camera and they recorded a blimp ahead to go rent one. I mean even even that little clique. If you're onset now we have an issue thousand frames so that one was especially digital you shoot so fast. The first movie I did shoot I had asked me me. Leaders a friend of mine and she also is the executive producer and director of the morning. Show but at the time going back. You know fifteen twenty years. Whenever it was that I was shooting this I said to her. You know this is the first time shooting for a movie. What she's just keeps shooting shoot. Shoot shoot shoot shoot shoot shoot so I did. I shot eight thousand seven hundred and seventy eight frames and thought okay. You know. I'm their mom. Put them all and give them. And then oh no we just need your best hundred. It took me like three weeks to go through every single one of those because I really looked like I was shooting movie. Everything was so slightly different. They know what would you take away from that experience? Really get an editor back to that five role mentality you know. They'll have a budget for three to five roles. And that's what you did shooting digital change anything when you when you shoot because obviously it did change a lot for a lot of people in this idea of shooting maybe too much or a lot or just the freedom they can give you. Some really changed a lot of people's now you know everything is it cyclical now. I've barely picked up my camera now. Also have a Sony seven hours and shooting with my Samsung Galaxy's the galaxy the first galaxy thing. I had a four note for one of the earlier. Ones the best pictures I've ever seen. I went on my God. Look at these pictures that I'm getting on my phone and now I have a lot of my family's mostly apple. Nothing you know not against apple but galaxies have much better pictures you know the Samsung just really has the better technology shooting with your phone and I know friends of mine even say your pictures are so much better than mine. Why is that slow data Samsung if Samsung only made and take get another phone? Get Your Samsung Stolz. But I still like I still like the weight of having a camera and shooting the cameras a different different animal. But now you know. There's a difference for photographers. I never was would call professional photography gallery shows and stuff but I'm not like Greg Gorman. Who was a friend of mine? I didn't shoot and I'm not making money like that as a photographer. And right now so many you can take so many pictures. I mean anybody can get good picture with their phone. You know you can. It's easier to get good pictures now than it used to be. You know you'd have to have a professional photographer do that. Well now I you know people take headshots their phones movies with your eyes. You can do anything. Us forces us to kind of rethink what I should be taking pictures of. And how many pictures should be taking reassessed kind of the nature of it and that's happening. I think you know this return to film. We're seeing people kind of wanting to slow back down a little bit trying to figure out what what's the basis of it. That's really what it is. It's it's a medium. It's like if you're an oil painter if you're into acrylics or if you're doing you know pencil drawings if you're into sculpture it's a it's all worthy it's just a matter of what your taste isn't what it is that you're shooting at that

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The Life of Lena Horne

In Black America

09:06 min | 1 year ago

The Life of Lena Horne

"Since nineteen thirty three when her and vicious stage mother put her into the Chorus Line of Harlem's famed cotton in Club Miss Horn has been on stage and in the public eye over the years. Leno's had developed the sultry inevitable. Lena Horne singing style. How for which she is known throughout the World Lena's first big break as a singer came in nineteen forty when she was hired by Charlie Barnet? Who at that? Time was the leader of one of the swing. Era's top big bands after touring with Charlie Barnett's ban. Lena artistically. Psychologically season struck out on our own. Tom I in Manhattan's famed Cafe Society Downtown and then in Hollywood there she was discovered by an MGM talent scout who promptly signed her to a long term contract. Her film debut was far from auspicious considered to lie for Black Parson too dark for for white parts. She was relegated to musical scenes that had no connection with the plot and consequently could easily be cut from reels earmarked for distribution in the south. She did over star in a couple of all black movies. Stormy weather in nineteen forty three and cabinet in the sky. Also in Nineteen forty-three Lena Horne was Hollywood's first bona fide black glamorous Dr the first black actress not cast in stereotypical made the and mammy roles to black across this nation. This may assemble black achievement and pry doing World War Two. She became the pinup thousand thousand. Black G is many of whom went into battling jeeps tanks and aircraft named after her considered by many as the most beautiful woman in the world. Zero Lena takes a beauty in stride. I spoke with Lena on tour with her one woman show and asked her about her status as a living legend laughs. Ask that question yet. And everybody needs. City has asked me I think I think what you really mean is survival aval. I've been around long time. Yeah feels good to live this long. I I hope that My youngest granddaughter. WHO's thirteen will be less blase then my other ones who are eighteen and sixteen Then not interested in traveling abroad. Oh sing the sites that I thought I was working toward taking my children and my grandchildren on the grand tour of Europe and even including Africa Africa now but One of them was born over in Europe and Two of them from New York of been everywhere over there when they were little title and they're not interested and I'm praying that the thirteen year old and still is not too blase to take a trip with me. If I'm just hold out that long I oh. I think women shouldn't really be that insecure. I always was. I wanted to have a better figure. I wanted to be beautiful well. I wanted to sing like aretha Franklin if they had been Retha when I was born I had none of those things and I made it. You know so. I think it's pretty you silly women won't be like me they should be beyond and they shouldn't be in this in our use of Uso Tours and on the cabaret circuit and in her social life. Miss Horn has always been an outspoken advocate of civil rights do on the historic march on Washington in nineteen eighteen sixty three. She addressed a crowd of demonstrators. Miss Horn help breakdown. Jim Crow and entertainment during the nineteen forties and fifties by insisting on contracts ensuring that blacks could not be barred from her performances in white establishments she also refused to entertain white. I troops during World War Two unless black soldiers were omitted. Also I asked if she considered herself a pioneer and about the state of blacks in the entertainment aiming industry and why. It wasn't portent for Lena. Horne to speak up about civil rights. Lena Lena Horne. I spoke up for myself often. The three musicians or the six musicians that toured with the weren't allowed to stay where I could We will all not allowed to go on a swimming pool. Awesome had nothing to do with anything except personal attitudes certain things. I didn't realize that I was speaking for anybody. Nobody else until away in the nineteen late nineteen forties and of course as I said I was raised by very learn Millerton grandmother. I think most of us have grandmother so now passed and She just told me that I was human like everybody else. The communism that hot and the movies suffering and Certainly TV v is doing. What's tried and true over and over again so I would say they. They face certain obstacles not to do rosalie lap and not to do with racism but The first choice That that is not the first to be hired my people but I think that's due to the economy Well for waters May Miss Smith and and the rest of them. That was a great black singers. Called Black Patu blew. My Father Remembers who sang. Who was an opera star and she was named after Adalina passive white thing? Thanks so all those late some groundwork to you. Know I'm a johnny-come-lately Lena. Horne has never been one to avoid controversy in nineteen eighteen fifty. She announced her three year. Old Marriage to Linney Hayden her white musical mentor at MGM Studios and a time. When interracial marriages were still illegal and California? Her marriage proved to be one of the most durable ones in Hollywood it ended in nineteen seventy one would hayden's death also within eighteen months. Lena Sun Teddy Jones died of chronic kidney ailment and her father Ted Horn died. Lena reveals how she was able to cope with such such a devastating loss. I have no idea. It's must be the way everybody else. Does you know I. I wasn't unique. It just happened that There were three people that the dia respected terribly loved a lot but got The man upstairs take scale that you know you grave you agree but you put it to use. It's it's a positive thing sometime and every one of them had been nice to me and taught me a lot so I was not left Like the woman who sometime doesn't want to leave the husband who abuses her because she doesn't know how to work. They taught me how to work and until I was able to survive and take care of my responsibilities in the early nineteen fifties due to McCarthyism her friendship with singer activist. Paul Robinson Kassir to be blacklisted. In television since then Lena has had two specials which she has headlined. Harry and Lena with Harry Belafonte in nineteen seventy and Lena and Tony with Tony Bennett. In nineteen seventy two. She has also made numerous television guest guest appearances including the TV series Sanford and son. I love red. We've known each other long time and I knew him before he was Famous to the world. I knew him when he only had certain places to work and then he was brilliant. Then and I'm just. I was just happy that he had been discovered. You know what I mean. Miss Hololens first Broadway show in which she start was in Jamaica in nineteen nineteen fifty seven. She will probably be most remembered for her role in the Broadway musical. The wiz with her song believe in yourself. I asked Lena Lina if she had received any film offers since the WHIZ. Oh I have I have had offered to be lots of people's mothers and grandmothers. I saw ten is sort of intern. Billy Dee Williams I would like to have sun will lose almost as pretty as my son was but I'm not that access it would be nice but I've been reading some but They're mostly monkey. See Monkey do you now. Now

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Brownface, blackface photos cause scandal for Trudeau

Morning Edition

03:25 min | 2 years ago

Brownface, blackface photos cause scandal for Trudeau

"Will another politician and another black face scandal only this time it is in Canada and it involves the country's prime minister that's right Justin Trudeau the baby faced Liberal Party leader and prime minister since twenty fifteen admitted last night to dressing up for an Arabian nights themed party in a costume that involved him darkening his face neck and hands with make up after time magazine published this photo prime minister Trudeau apologized it was something that I didn't think was racist at the time but now I recognize it was something basis to do and I am deeply sorry we have with us the reporter who broke the story on a per now combine piety of time magazine she's in our studios in New York City thanks for joining us yes things having a since this is a radio show and and many of our listeners might not have seen this photo that you've published yet can you describe for us yeah sure so it's on a your book page that has several photos from the gala and everyone is pretty much wearing most people are wearing some kind of appropriate of costume but the photo of judo specially stands out because he's the only one blatantly who darkened his skin using face paint. and this was at a party some time ago before he got the politics when he when he was teaching in a school right yeah this is correct this is when he was a school teacher. how did you get the photo I mean you're you're not you're not based in Canada right now so I heard about it as a source of gossip in Vancouver community and you know contact just source to see the photo and was sent the your Buck and yeah. so the Vancouver community people were talking about there's just like a line of of of the alumni of the school who was we will discuss it happening I you know I'd people who'd formally worked there parents former parents it wasn't widely talked about that a few people are talking about yeah okay so you confirm its existence with some people you have your hands on it you and the magazine decide to publish it what what did Trudeau's campaign say when you reached out to them great so initially they said we need to take a look at the photograph after being sense of version of photographs they pretty much immediately confirm that it was him we tried speaking to the prime minister's office directly we left several voice mails and from the phone calls but never heard back from them so we decided to go to the campaign. okay so then your prime minister Trudeau who we should say is fighting for his reelection right now he addresses this controversy on his campaign plane talk about that and talk about what the reactions been in Canada since you broke this right so their actions been pretty strong a lot of Canadian politicians and interest groups are talking about it calling upon him for an apology and so far he's been pretty honest and he's admitted to a a past event that mir is this as well. there's another event in in which she was wearing blackface makeup yes so during his address on the airplane he I admitted that he had worn black face during high school during a performance where he was imitating Harry Belafonte. this this is you've just begun your career time magazine is this right is quite a story to to start with yes that's true I stirred quite recently. or a time magazine reporter and Aparna Cumbum piety thanks so much for joining us this

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"belafonte" Discussed on The Church of What's Happening Now

The Church of What's Happening Now

03:38 min | 3 years ago

"belafonte" Discussed on The Church of What's Happening Now

"From someone else just to do it, like when you were talking, we were just saying like when they told you it's a wrap, a member that feeling on anything I've ever done like that's a wrap on our, it's almost like, fuck. Yeah, like you get tired every day, but when it's done, it's like God, damn it now out of work again. Yeah. Well, and it's also like it is a weird magical experience even though it's fucking grueling, that's the movie. Was killed me, but like it was, you know, one of the best periods of my life. It is also like a confrontation of like, I couldn't put all my life's happiness into like the goal of making a movie. That was a dumb idea because it's just another job. It's the best job. That I that I can think of, but it's not gonna make you happy at the at a separate way to do. It was weird when I got. All right. So the first thing I book was Bronx County Down here for a pilot. Yep. And I'm going on the senten-. People weren't very nice to me. Yep. And at the time I was still three quarters of a criminal. Than secure. Yeah, and I didn't really. They fired me, like I say, I had eight one eight pages in the pilot. Yeah, we're rehearsing by the day. The pilot was down to a grunt. I was so bad as an actor. I didn't understand that they, they plucked me from the choir on stage. Yeah, the CBS producer thought I was distinct and I just didn't have the chops. And then I booked baseball and I definitely didn't have the chops. Yeah, I was that early on was best. Yeah, baseball was early on and then I booked a Taco Bell commercial. I didn't have the jobs and then I went to acting classes and then I booked the NBC show three episodes with Harry Belafonte daughter, John Astin, son. It was like three people, famous kids, and they were lawyers in the house and had episode four, five and six. I was a recurring Plummer. This is two thousand two thousand one. I'm a recurring plumber. I'm getting REM getting. I think it was seventeen fifty or an episode seventeen hundred. Oh said no, please. Everybody talked about seventeen thousand. Never. Got seventeen. I got like seventeen fifty in episode. Yeah, I'll never forget the first day. They had to tell me whether like get on your Mark. I'm like, what's a Mark. Guys have no idea. Why did baseball. They hate me because I was on the set. So William then I'm going to shoot me and now that before they shop has stayed up to a balls. I get there at six cheese and they're like, you're the first shot up today. I'm Mike now. Now we had one line, so I didn't think that we're gonna use them. They use me. They called me. How many tickets do you offer the permit? I'm like, I'm not even in the movie like now we kept the end. So when I when I shot all those things, I was totally like when I work for Zaka brothers. Yeah. I was expecting to learn. Like I was going on these sets to learn and they were giving me nothing and that the baseball was when I went to convention hall. Was that what was the second brothers thing? Was that base good ball? It wasn't. It wasn't trained Matt. They were just in it. They didn't do it. I was. It was trae and then the sucker brothers directly? Yeah, you're right because then they did mafia, Kentucky Fried mafia. They called the soccer brothers overly. Zach about the mafia and they called the storm that the the guy didn't give me a note for mafia with Bill. What's his name?.

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City Of Lies Writer Defends Johnny Depp After Assault Accusation

Donna and Steve

00:46 sec | 3 years ago

City Of Lies Writer Defends Johnny Depp After Assault Accusation

"And a city. Of lies script supervisor says she was onset when Johnny Depp allegedly verbally and physically assaulted a crew member and. Claims she has proof that none of it actually happened location manager Greg Brooks. In July, sued Depp along with the film's director and producers he alleged depth screamed at him punched him. Twice in the, ribs and offer to him to hit for one hundred one hundred thousand dollars to, hit them back But Script, supervisor, Emma Dan off on Monday submitted a declaration stating that she witnessed the altercation and said it was nothing like what perks cried in his. Lawsuit Dan off, says there was no punches thrown and no opera one hundred thousand dollars for Brooks to punch Depp and she says she has forty time stamped photos to

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Mel B Reveals She's Going to Rehab for Alcohol and Sex Addiction

Colleen and Bradley

00:27 sec | 3 years ago

Mel B Reveals She's Going to Rehab for Alcohol and Sex Addiction

"Mel says that she was diagnosed with PTSD earlier this month and, says if she's entering a proper therapy program in the UK in the next few. Weeks and Mel told the sun newspaper that over the past six, months she has experienced, trauma reliving her emotionally abusive marriage with a Stephen. Belafonte and she also has spent time confronting many issues that have been surrounding her in her. Life so she's going to get help for.

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"belafonte" Discussed on The Flop House Podcast

The Flop House Podcast

02:45 min | 3 years ago

"belafonte" Discussed on The Flop House Podcast

"Us nap town episode while hosting a sleepover for no fewer than six ten year old boys my son's birthday party thank you firstly helping preserve my sanity during this challenging time there is some debate among the boys over what movies to watch they finally settled on johnny english reborn and maze runners or friars classic title a classic example of committee think leading mediocrity alas but they seem to enjoy themselves anyway this got me thinking about sleepover based movie experiences are there any formative inappropriate or just downright headscratching films you guys remember saying during sleepovers at friends houses growing up my memory goes back to fifteen year old me in a bunch of my friends excitedly beginning blue velvet and then being variously traumatized over the next couple of hours also i have a random memory my friend nick and me renting and watching the sluggish grownup new norfolk flick to keila sunrise one night anyway over to so sleepover movie experiences i have choo that i remember i remember i think it was the same friend of mine i watched the nine hundred eighty five tv movie the midnight hour starring sherry belafonte lavar burton jerry bill yeah okay lavar burton that was meant like teresi had changed gender at the women the gosh now kevin mccarthy was in it to dick van patten and and wolfman jack and kurt with smith looking through the and you're from him oh i see yeah and it was a kid you're like whoa smith kevin mccarthy amazing said tenyearold damn if the space tv base like horror movie about you know using a ancient scroll or something to while really made an impression all right there were like monsters overrunning town like that with the other movie i cannot begin to imagine the stories you're not telling on you choosing to tell.

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"belafonte" Discussed on Pod Save the World

Pod Save the World

02:17 min | 3 years ago

"belafonte" Discussed on Pod Save the World

"Two three four five six seven eight nine meetings you know we built some trust we did some confidence building and ultimately you we had just been negotiating a prisoner exchange to get an american alan gross at a prison in cuba and they want some cubans out of prison but i you know i said to them let's push us as far as we can let's go as big as we can and that's what led to you know us being the vatican and making these agreements there to be established diplomatic relations and two they released fifty three political prisoners in addition to the exchange and to open up travel and commerce between the united states and cuba and it really was like the most satisfying moment i had in government because we were doing something that just felt holy affirmative positive like writing in historical wrong and offering a better future for cubans in cuba and and for our relationship now also comes with a lot of good stories because as i i kept negotiating with the cubans even after the opening to have obama's trip down there and i met rao castro couple times had this bizarre experience of fidel castro's funeral where was only american onstage except for like danny glover and harry belafonte and like all the latin american left is there but the last trip i took to cuba was a few days before the end of the ministration and i had this long dinner with wral castro and drinking rum and talking about history and towards the end i started kind of urging him well don't give up on this trump may maybe make a deal trump and he could tell i was kind of really upset that maybe trump would put the brakes on this and he says to me look you know and for those viewers or listeners who don't know your row was the minister of defense during the cuban missile crisis under his brother fidel and he says to me look ben once there was a general most secchia which is former soviet province he's like there was a general from a set you who had the authority to launch nuclear missiles from cuba without telling me even though i was the cuban minister of defense so i've dealt with hard or things in i literally wrote down that quote and was going to read it back to you because i love you.

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"belafonte" Discussed on Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast

Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast

01:46 min | 3 years ago

"belafonte" Discussed on Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast

"Right do you remember the plot other than getting out of jail now i've i've never seen it and i didn't read this grip know what i don't think i did either i just read my part i don't do that often but i think i did it for this one read my part went okay when is it thursday and someone told me because it was you know rodney toward the end and he didn't have the energy he used to they said for the most part he was like a big part in the movie he's allegedly starring in right like the other people are taking up the slack and he pop in and out at times the called me after that and he asked he wanted a favor yeah they're going to talk to you oh my god you're tad odds against tomorrow what a movie odds against oh harry belafonte gonna play that part you dead played he was great nepal and i'm gonna play we're going to remake so that's a great idea i encourage you to do it rodney you need to get hold of harry belafonte who has i know who has the rights is harry belafonte a har bell production so contact terry you gotta get hold of them for me so i call a perry belmont from rodney you can imagine his response imagine very nice man though harry belafonte was very nice to me as he was on the set of visit on the said very nice man he was very kind too nice but it was a no trying to wrap my mind around rodney remaking us against tomorrow so right which is a great nor you either way.

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"belafonte" Discussed on Pod Save America

Pod Save America

02:02 min | 4 years ago

"belafonte" Discussed on Pod Save America

"Speaking of on some of your peers what's that sort of like you know when you are an outspoken sort of actor and celebrity navigating the spaces where you know you may be working with people who are aren't as outspoken get out do they ever have other moments where you find lie teachable moments where you can you know tell other people will get out if you would like to speak out this is how you can speak out or do you ever find some people are like i just don't want any part of that all of the above certainly when you say peers naming acts on grass right yeah we have you know i find the ad council meeting folks who want to figure out some people don't really mean it hey and is anything i can do let me know and but most people do and and i try to meet them at whatever level they want to be on the issues to be honor they are on and that's excuse me that could be just oneonone conversation dialogue pointing folks in the right direction four some reading our way to kinda get their their wait up as it were or pointing them interaction of organizations and i'm a part of i'm a i'm on board of directors at the advancement pro ed advancement project which a tremendous national or advocacy organization as well as like sankoh for harry belafonte organization which is really built around connecting artists with activism and following in his footsteps so trying to figuring out where exactly they wanna find an entry point into the conversation a word actually hate nowadays but the actual work of it all and um you know but i also am not somebody who believes that everybody needs to be doing what i'm doing certainly or that everybody has some innate responsibility that just because they're famous they have to be out there fighting the good fight i think that you know some people just want to sing and some people just because you can have said this many times just 'cause you can dunka basketball i don't think that means you have some way more responsibility as a human being as a member of the pa.

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"belafonte" Discussed on Politics and More Podcast

Politics and More Podcast

01:52 min | 4 years ago

"belafonte" Discussed on Politics and More Podcast

"Son of the white house is not in the congress i got a work of mr belafonte was fun orient himself i think in time in an organ of activists space we began talking about what are you clause the failures of organizations that were led by his contemporaries and that baid left of orient fish that had to be filled by other groups and other he was implying that the rise of things like black lives matter but as a result of you know nothing is probably not too harsh to say while the people dropping the baton is no voice that stance straw the leading some mighty response some righteous response to what's going on i think it's important to recognize also ba reverence that a lot of younger people have with a four bellefonte um you know john legend certainly is is one of those people and your various conforti susan been elements who black lives matter of that have been dialogue with him and if a cadre of younger artistic an activist uh people who uh see and belafonte kind of a mentor figure kind of one of the last done vital links to the civil rights movement that much of his work is still inspired by uh and i'm not sure this anyone else who quite occupies that niche nine is the young people leg jesse williams when i listen to uh john legend step in and speak out i feel rewarded uh that somewhere along the line uh these the dividends for what we invested or by colleagues were not dead gone because uh.

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"belafonte" Discussed on Politics and More Podcast

Politics and More Podcast

02:10 min | 4 years ago

"belafonte" Discussed on Politics and More Podcast

"Under the wigan on today's politics and more podcast the new yorkers jilani cobb tux with the actor musician and activist harry belafonte an icon of the civil rights movement belafonte worries about the state of civil rights activism today today we take it for granted that entertainers can speak out an advocate for all kinds of causes political another wise that's certainly wasn't always the case though and one of the pioneers there was harry belafonte bill a fonty with that honeyed voice had a long string of hits the banana boat song jump in the line jamaica farewell as well as a career as a leading man in the movies down though way where the night saga the sun's signs daily on the mountaintop i took could trip faunal sailing ship when i reads jim me go i made this dhabi both times i'm on my way be back for many of the down my head is turning around i had to leave our little girl in kingston but belafonte has been for quite a long time a leader in social justice movements he was a confidant of martin luther king during the civil rights movement any worked with nelson mandela in south africa to bring down apartheid and even though he's now ninety years old he's still active one of belafonte is fans is certainly gilani cobb who writes a lot about civil rights issues in politics for the new yorker often jilani went to visit belafonte at his office in midtown manhattan and this was about a year ago when belafonte and his team were working out the details of an upcoming festival so mr bowe funder of off of a larkham archive when you walk him over his gold records that are on the wall and glen there are uh pollsters from some of his films and none of walk through his biography by looking at what the walls.

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"belafonte" Discussed on The New Yorker Radio Hour

The New Yorker Radio Hour

01:52 min | 4 years ago

"belafonte" Discussed on The New Yorker Radio Hour

"Sutter the white house is not on the congress i got a work of mr belafonte was fun orient himself i think in time annan erkan of activists space we began talking about what are clause the failures of organizations that were led by his contemporaries and that baid leftover fish that had to be filled by other groups and other he was implying that the rise of things i black lives matter but as a result of you know nothing has probably not too harsh to say while the people dropping the baton is no voice that stance straw the leading some mighty response some righteous response to what's going on i think it's important to recognize also of irreverence that a lot of younger people have with a four bella fodder um meal john legend certainly is is one of those people and your various conforti susan and elemental black lives matter of that have been in dialogue with him and is a cadre of younger artistic an activist uh people who uh fee and belafonte kind of a mentor figure kind of one of the last done vital links to the civil rights movement that much of this work is still inspired by uh an i'm not sure this anyone else who quite occupies that niche nine is the young people leg jesse williams when i listen to uh john legend step in and speak out i feel rewarded uh that this summer and on the line uh these the dividends for what we invested or by colleagues were not dead gone because uh.

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"belafonte" Discussed on The New Yorker Radio Hour

The New Yorker Radio Hour

02:30 min | 4 years ago

"belafonte" Discussed on The New Yorker Radio Hour

"Citizens of color will bought into poverty um when did you become an activist you really become an activist the daya bought the call your whole lost and thrust and f it is to get out of poverty and that requires a lot of work one of them were notable thing for pink uh was the story he told about going to mississippi with sydney portier to bring a hundred thousand dollars to uh civil rights activists there uh you know 50 portier if of course the great african american actor and uh harry belafonte of oldest friend i call sidney poitier which i've been in the habit of dui for us to go for fun and games mmhmm so he thought this was that kind of call and i call he said and i said i got the good out the greenwood mississippi and adams was this long pause televisi what are you going to greenwood mississippi fall the spelt it out and so on the faith of it it sounds absurd buford two of the most recognizable figures in hollywood american culture it was point and they are trying to organize a clandestine trip to mississippi to funnel money to a civil rights organization that can give it any other way the got degree you would it was one of the darkest nights at the rim than c no electricity and all in this little dirt airport had just at that moment in a circle around the airfield these lights went up and in the distance still cars at odds with a guiding willie blue eyes said the city i think those of the feds and when he blues it fed's my ass that's the clad adults at sydney and he was not very he was not he was not an humorous mood is this really amazing story of of ah dynamics between the two of them and driving role of a little naive and being concerned that the clan is going to come get them and uh it's funny but if awful poignant an uh at least eighty nine years old is very easy to just uh talk about life in the past tense uh but i think the other reason why i wanted to talk to mr belafonte was the fact that he.

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