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Entertainer, Civil Rights Activist, ‘King of Calypso’ Harry Belafonte Dies; ‘Day-o, day-o, Daylight come, and we want go home’

Entertainer and Civil Rights Activist Harry Belafonte Dies “King of Calypso” “Day-o, day-o, Daylight come, and we want go home” Harold George Bellanfanti, Jr. March 1, 1927 – April 25, 2023 Singer, actor Harry Belafonte died on April 25, 2023 from congestive heart failure at his home on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, at the age of 96. He was born Harold George Bellanfanti, Jr. on March 1, 1927, in Harlem, New York City, the son of Jamaican-born parents Harold George Bellanfanti, Sr., who worked as…

From The Atlanta Inquirer Vault – Student Leaders Reunite

“Student Leaders Reunite,” The Atlanta Inquirer [Atlanta, Georgia], 2 December 1961 published, p. 3. Former Atlanta Student Movement leaders, taking a breather from graduate study, joined forces again last week with friends who helped them spearhead last year’s drive on lunch counters, employment and segregated travel. Taking time out from an impromptu birthday party for Mrs. Lonnie [Alice] King [Jr.] are Benjamin Brown at Howard U. [Howard University] Law School, Ruby D. Smith, Lonnie [King, Jr.], also at Howard Law School, and wife Alice [King], Charles A. Black, King’s successor…

From The Inquirer Vault – Editorial from July 27, 1963 by former Inquirer Editor Charles A. Black

An Editorial Free, White And 36 U. S. Fifth District Congressman Charles L. Weltner was elected to Congress with very strong Negro support. He has greatly disappointed Negro voters by his opposition to most of the important parts of President Kennedy’s Civil Rights Bills. To add insult to injury, Mr. Weltner released his negative views on Civil Rights to the press shortly after the President made his historic Civil Rights speech, that was so heartwarming and encouraging to Negroes and other fair-minded Americans. In a meeting of white and Negro…

Atlanta Inquirer Celebrates 60 Years

In August 2020, The Atlanta Inquirer celebrated is sixtieth Anniversary. 60th Anniversary Editions of The Atlanta Inquirer newspaper (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) are located at: 60th Anniversary Editions Hyperlinks / URLs for Editions August 1, 2020 Edition: August 8, 2020 Edition: August 15, 2020 Edition: August 22, 2020 Edition: August 29, 2020 Edition:

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