Interview: Faced With Oppression, I Had To Act

In this interview with The Guardian, singer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte tells Sarfraz Manzoor about his life and work in music, cinema and fighting for social equality - as chronicled in a new memoir. He also discusses his friendship with Martin Luther King, his relationship with President John F Kennedy, and the humiliation that led him to become more heavily involved in the fight against racial segregation