Black History Culture : Harry Belafonte: Race Relations Are a ‘Reversal’ From the 1960s

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    Harry Belafonte: Race Relations Are a ‘Reversal’ From the 1960s



    ...On Fareed Zakaria’s Sunday-morning CNN interview show, airing Feb. 14, the host asks Belafonte if the lack of diversity in the Oscar nominations is simply a matter of two bad years, since Hollywood is said to be full of liberals.

    “I don’t think it’s just two bad years,” says Belafonte. “If you look at the spectrum of race relations in this country, on a lot of fronts, there is a retrogression, there is a reversal,” he says, citing gerrymandering in voting districts and employment records as two examples of a new wave “of racist practices” ...




    https://www.yahoo.com/movies/harry-belafonte-race-relations-reversal-1960s-023305384.html

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    Harry Belafonte says the Oscar controversy is a symptom of the troubling race relations in the country, which are in a “retrogression” since the Civil Rights era of the 1960s


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