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Harry Belafonte Reveals Why He's Dissapointed In Jay-Z and Beyoncé: Notable/Quotable

08/10/2012 07:20 pm ET | Updated Aug 13, 2012

I think one of the great abuses of this modern time is that we should have had such high-profile artists, powerful celebrities. But they have turned their back on social responsibility. That goes for Jay-Z and Beyoncé, for example. Give me Bruce Springsteen, and now you’re talking. I really think he is black.

--Legendary singer and social activist Harry Belafonte on celebrities ignoring social responsibility. (The Hollywood Reporter)

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