Harry Belafonte - his eyes have always seemed to burn right through you...
Carl Van Vechten's Harlem Photographs : The New Yorker
Harry Belafonte by Carl Van Vechten on February 18, 1954. Photo: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Harold George "Harry" Belafonte, Jr. (b. 1927) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist. He was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. Throughout his career he has been an advocate for civil rights and humanitarian causes. Mr. Belafonte lives with dyslexia.
Harry Belafonte- June 20th, 1960- first black man to win an Emmy Award. http://www.blackfacts.com/fact/733c750f-cd31-44f0-a2e3-e8ed0b5a1836