Black History Month: Harry Belafonte

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⭐️Born on March 1, 1927 in Harlem, New York

⭐️He’s Jamaican and Martiniquan

⭐️He was the first artist to sell a million copies of an album, “Calypso”.

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⭐️Is a part of the EGOT elite, one of the four African Americans who have this honor.

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⭐️Was a Civil Rights Activist during the 50’s and 60’s and is credited for bailing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr of the Birmingham City Jail.

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⭐️Probably best known for his song “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)” which was famously used in Beetlejuice.