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Are Black Stars Obligated to Give Back? Part 1

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It s Your Time

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Do Black athletes and entertainers have a responsibilty to give back to the Black community? Are they obligated to be socially responsible?

Harry Belafonte recently criticized Jay Z and Beyonce and his comments generated reactions of praise and anger.

Karriem Shabazz and music historian and writer Duke Eatmon discuss this topic. Mr. Eatmon uses his extensive knowledge of music and sports history to delve into little known or overlooked aspects of Black activism from Joe Louis, James Brown, the Chi-Lites and much more...

What about today? Is activism dead among Black stars?

Let us know what your opinion is in the comments section.