Harry Belafonte


DCentric Picks: Harry Belafonte Book Talk

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What: Singer, actor and activist Harry Belafonte book talk.

Where: Busboys and Poets, 14th and V streets, NW.

When: 5 p.m., Sunday.

Cost: Free.

Why you should go: Belafonte is one of the most prominent celebrities-turned civil rights activists of the 20th century, and he has plenty of stories to share, from his role in the March On Washington to popularizing Calypso music. Belafonte, who appeared on WAMU 88.5.’s Kojo Nnamdi Show last month, will discuss his new book, “My Song: A Memoir.”