Harry Belafonte on MLK, Civil Rights & The Fierce Urgency of Now

Audience reactions from Speaker Harry Belafonte speech at Purdue University on 1.17.17

  1. Finally get to see Harry Belafonte in person 馃憖
  2. On April 4 "it will be 49 days since my friend was murdered" @harrybelafonte on #MLK
  3. "No time has been more conflicting for me than this moment," Harry Belafonte said. "The ending of civilization is what's at stake."
  4. We've confronted slavery, indigenous genocide and now we confront the possible end of human existence, no exaggeration --@harrybelafonte
  5. If Trump thinks he's going to have a happy time in turning people against each other he is wrong #CivilRights @harrybelafonte @LifeAtPurdue https://t.co/94FCy4kBRc
    If Trump thinks he's going to have a happy time in turning people against each other he is wrong #CivilRights @harrybelafonte @LifeAtPurdue pic.twitter.com/94FCy4kBRc
  6. .@harrybelafonte 1st visit to @LifeAtPurdue was in the 1950s when he performed for "some unsuspecting students"
  7. @harrybelafonte here at #Purdue, letting us know that the #WomensMarch brings a smile to his face. See you there, Mr. Belafonte. #harmony
  8. . @harrybelafonte describes himself as a black kid who grew up in the US with immigrant parents and served in WWII. Like my grandfather
  9. harry belafonte came to speak at our school im Screaming hes like 90 https://t.co/CB2y36AQdw
    harry belafonte came to speak at our school im Screaming hes like 90 pic.twitter.com/CB2y36AQdw
  10. Thankful I got the opportunity to hear Harry Belafonte speak in person. Truly an inspiring individual
  11. Harry Belafonte speaks on the importance of knowing our history and using our voices to make a difference now and for future generations.
  12. being able to listen to Harry belafonte, one of MLK's confidants and fellow humanitarian, was really amazing.
  13. So amazing to hear @harrybelafonte give his keynote address tonight about equality, education, arts, his good friend MLK jr, and much more. https://t.co/5CcThwemOH
    So amazing to hear @harrybelafonte give his keynote address tonight about equality, education, arts, his good friend MLK jr, and much more. pic.twitter.com/5CcThwemOH
  14. Last night Harry Belafonte provided the keynote for Purdue's celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: https://t.co/N81Jf1FjQN https://t.co/WFajBputaA
    Last night Harry Belafonte provided the keynote for Purdue's celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.:  http://ow.ly/EGc83087kcj  pic.twitter.com/WFajBputaA