Cold Shoulder: When Musicians Participate in Boycotts

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Harry Belafonte: Montgomery Bus Boycott

Legendary actor, musician and social activist Harry Belafonte partnered with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to organize the now historical Montgomery Bus Boycott. Their relationship began with Belafonte giving financial advice to King, and as time progressed, they became immensely close friends.

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