"If it accomplishes nothing more than to say that the rest of the nation is maybe stuck in a place of ambivalence, that may be not quite sure what all this is about, people who do not traditionally come from a protest culture, all those things are going to be demonstrated tomorrow," he said. "That it is not only desired, but required. And that when it is done, it can yield very positive results."
"Most of the things that fuel prejudice, that fuels hate ... are contrived," Belafonte, who turns 90 on March 1, said in a release. "The differences that exist between us should be things that attract us to one another, not alienate us from one another."