I’m working on a Sociology exercise and need support.

Review these clips. Use Harry Belafonte’s narrative to deconstruct connection between artists and activism. Do you agree with Belafonte that on the role of artists in society?

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/harry-belafonte-reflects-on-life-as-a-singer-actor-and-activist

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/watch-harry-belafonte-talk-art-and-activism-overcoming-prejudice-125654/

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/harry-belafonte-on-his-inspirations-activism-and-confronting-racism/

Review this song. What are your thoughts on the lyrics? Is it realistic? Is this a positive message or subversive? What is the song trying to do? How does this fit in a capitalist society?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sh4kz_zhyo