MSNBC Covers Black Police Shooting Victim 10-1 Over White; CNN 2.5-1
April 9th, 2018 9:46 AM
As the dominant news media inform viewers of controversial police shooting cases in which there is debate about whether the officers acted lawfully, there has been a blatant double standard in spending substantially more time on victims who are black, even though blacks only make up a little more than one out of four suspects who are killed by police, with whites outnumbering blacks in the count…
Activist Harry Belafonte: ‘Hitler is Not Too Far From Our Door’
October 24th, 2017 1:00 PM
Harry Belafonte once called Colin Powell and Condoleeza Rice house slaves and called for Obama’s opponents to be jailed. So if October 20th really was the singer and activist’s “last public appearance,” our national discourse should be getting a whole lot healthier.
NYT Again Rolls Out Red Carpet for Fidel Castro Fan on Arts Front Page
October 2nd, 2016 7:15 PM
For the second day in a row, the New York Times hailed a Communist and Fidel Castro supporter on the front of its Arts page. On Friday, it was former Communist Party vice presidential candidate Angela Davis who got red-carpet treatment. On Saturday, the Times senior staff editor for culture Tamara Best conducted a fulsome interview with 89-year-old entertainer Harry Belafonte, “Old Warrior…
Belafonte Hyperbolically Claims 'All' Police Killings Are of Blacks
September 25th, 2016 12:22 PM
On display Sunday morning was the latest example of how the dominant media are grossly misinforming viewers about police shootings and the issue of race as veteran singer and liberal activist Harry Belafonte claimed that "all" of those being "murdered" are "black or African-American." He appeared as a guest on PoliticsNation on MSNBC to plug his upcoming event…
Video: Matthews Does the World's Worst Harry Belafonte Impression
March 23rd, 2016 8:16 PM
During his nightly "Tell Me Something I Don't Know," Hardball host Chris Matthews let loose with a Harry Belafonte impression that was so bad you, well, just watch.
Belafonte: Black Prez 'Awakened Right-Wing,' 'Shocked Racist Forces'
February 14th, 2016 12:06 PM
Appearing as a guest on Sunday's Fareed Zakaria GPS, veteran singer Harry Belafonte declared that there is a "new wave of racist definitions and racist practices" in the U.S., and went on to claim that the election of a black President "awakened a right-wing energy" and "shocked a lot of racist forces in this country." He then added: "I think a lot of…
NYT: De Blasio Inauguration Speakers Were 'Graceless and Smug
January 3rd, 2014 11:15 AM
One would have expected the folks at the New York Times to be almost orgasmic witnessing leftist after leftist bash former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg at the inauguration of Bill de Blasio whilst touting income equality as the best thing since sliced bread.
Quite surprisingly, such wasn't the case Friday when the Times editorial board accused some of the speakers of being "…
Belafonte and MSNBC's Hayes Invoke Emmett Till Murder Over Trayvon Mar
July 29th, 2013 12:15 PM
As singer and liberal activist Harry Belafonte appeared as a guest on Friday's All In show, MSNBC host Chris Hayes brought up Civil Rights Movement-era murder victim Emmett Till and wondered if Trayvon Martin's death would have a similar "catalyzing effect" in a "civil rights struggle."
While both acknowledged that the circumstances were different, Belafonte…
Washed-up Singer Harry Belafonte Blasts GOP ‘Infestation’ of Ameri
December 13th, 2012 11:33 AM
During an appearance on the program of MSNBC’s race-baiter-in-chief Al Sharpton, entertainer Harry Belafonte lashed out at Republicans, saying that their continued presence in Washington, DC constituted an “infection” of sorts. He also told his host that the only thing left for Obama to do with opposition figures who continue to disagree with him was to “Work like a Third…
Harry Belafonte: If Romney Wins 'We're In For a Terrible, Terrible Fut
October 18th, 2012 4:42 PM
Singer and activist Harry Belafonte was at it again Monday night speaking ill of Republicans as well as capitalism.
Before receiving the Medal for Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, Belafonte told the Huffington Post, "I think that where we are now is in crisis and [at] a crossroads."
Harry Belafonte: Romney Election Would Cause 'End of Civilization
August 11th, 2012 4:27 AM
Previously known for his crooning of smooth Calypso tunes, these days Harry Belafonte is best known for his liberal activism, as indicated in a Q&A session with the Hollywood Reporter in which he states that if GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is elected, it would mean “the end of civilization.”
The 85-year-old singer was attending the Locarno Film Festival in…
Tavis & West Radio Show Edits Out Harry Belafonte Criticism of Obama o
January 10th, 2012 6:06 PM
How do you get a liberal talk radio host to do your bidding?
Easy. Just threaten his future invitations to White House events if you are a Democrat president. Such was apparently the case with Tavis Smiley of the Smiley & West radio show which he co-hosts with Cornell West. According to Politico, Smiley was recently ousted as the speaker of the upcoming Martin Luther King luncheon.
NY Times Goes to Cain Haters to Smear Him for 'Minstrelsy,' Black Ster
October 20th, 2011 1:13 PM
New York Times reporter Susan Saulny suggested G.O.P. presidential contender Herman Cain employed old anti-black stereotypes in Wednesday’s “Behind Cain’s Humor, a Question of Seriousness,” even letting a professor accuse Cain of using “a certain kind of minstrelsy to play to white audiences.”
NBC's Curry to Left-Wing Activist and Singer Belafonte: 'Thank You For
October 13th, 2011 10:17 AM
Updated : Full transcript added
At the end of a fawning interview with far left activist and singer Harry Belafonte on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry asked about his litany of controversial comments over the years and if he ever wished he kept his "mouth shut." Belafonte claimed "many Americans shared" his radical views and that: "I handled it with…