Freedom Journey 1965 – Exhibit Preview & Fundraiser – Jan. 15, 2015- Photo Gallery

Actor, civil rights activist and humanitarian Harry Belafonte drew a round of applause after he delivered opening remarks at the preview of the exhibit “Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein,” which was held at the New-York Historical Society, Thursday evening January 15, 2015 (170 Central Park West (at Richard Gilder Way; 77th Street, New York, NY 10024). More than 175 guests attended the event that served as a fund-raiser for the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York. The program was in partnership with the New-York Historical Society, and Louise Mirrer, president and CEO of the NYHS, welcomed the guests to the exhibition and cocktail reception. Read post Media Alert 

Photo credit for this gallery: Lem Peterkin

Actor and activist Harry Belafonte with photographer Stephen Somerstein