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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Harry Belafonte share a good laugh together. Dr. King was born 85 years ago today in Atlanta, Georgia. This photo was released by Alfred A. Knopf in 2012 upon the publication of Mr. Belafonte’s memoir, “My Song.” Mr. Belafonte always put his money where his mouth was when it came to the civil rights movement. Among numerous financial commitments he made to the movement, he raised $50,000 in bail money to get Dr. King out of jail in Birmingham, Alabama.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Harry Belafonte share a good laugh together. Dr. King was born 85 years ago today in Atlanta, Georgia. This photo was released by Alfred A. Knopf in 2012 upon the publication of Mr. Belafonte‚Äôs memoir, “My Song.” Mr. Belafonte always put his money where his mouth was when it came to the civil rights movement. Among numerous financial commitments he made to the movement, he raised $50,000 in bail money to get Dr. King out of jail in Birmingham, Alabama.