“As an artist, entertainer, organizer, truth teller and freedom fighter, Harry Belafonte dedicated his life and career to the pursuit of social justice and equality, creating and epitomizing the blueprint for how art and activism can and must intersect to create meaningful, actionable change. LIVE FREE is deeply saddened to learn of Mr. Belafonte’s passing and sends its heartfelt prayers and condolences to all of his family and loved ones, including our dear friend, Gina Belafonte.

A tireless civil rights champion, anti-apartheid activist and humanitarian, Mr. Belafonte used his platform to not just speak about, but act in fierce opposition to the unjust, inhumane systems and forces that threaten the lives of Black, poor and marginalized communities here in the U.S., and around the world. We are because he was. It is our honor to join our movement comrades in keeping his honor and legacy alive through our continued collective fight for freedom, justice and peace.”



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