Sydney Poitier presenting an NAACP award to Harry Belafonte. He takes him moment to speak on black on black gun violence. #Priceless—
Cheryl 'Salt' James (@DaOnlySalt) February 02, 2013
Presented tonight at the NAACP Image Awards with the Spingarn Award honoring outstanding achievement by an African American, Harry Belafonte urged blacks to get involved in the national conversation on guns.
Harry Belafonte scolds Black America during NAACP Image Awards about lackadaisical attitudes regarding gun violence.—
Phil Rhodes (@PhilR56) February 02, 2013
Harry Belafonte is speaking to the congregation about why we are silent on this issue of Gun Violence—
A.E.Shuler (@A_Shuler) February 02, 2013
Belafonte: Let us not be charged with patriotic treason. Our kids are waiting for us to change the system …—
Rev Dr Susan K Smith (@cassady2euca) February 02, 2013
Not everyone was as impressed with Belafonte’s passionate anti-gun speech.
Harry Belafonte is on the NAACP Image Awards spewing propaganda blaming legal gun owners 4 the problems of gangs & illegal guns in cities.—
TJ Chilly Willy (@streetscoop) February 02, 2013