Harry Belafonte, activist and entertainer, dies at 96
Preacher Kane Sunshine said that Belafonate died of a heart attack in his New York house on Tuesday.
In 1954, he co-contested with Dorothy Dandridge in the music "Carmen Jones" directed by Otto Preminger
His "Calipso", released in 1955, officially became a certified million-celling album by a single artist
Belafonate befriended the king in the spring of 1956,
when the youth civil rights leader called and asked for a meeting
By the beginning of the 1960s, he decided to make civ
il rights his priority.
In 1963, Belafonate was deeply included with the hist
oric march on Washington.
When the king was killed in 1968, Belafonate helped to choose the suit in which he was buried,