Our friend Ahmed Kathrada was a timeless and tireless warrior for justice and human rights.  We and the world must carry on his legacy.

With South Africa and the world, Shared Interest deeply mourns the loss of Ahmed ("Kathy") Kathrada - a gentle but fearless warrior in the struggle to end apartheid and establish a just society rooted in human rights.  After spending 26 years in prison - 18 of them on Robben Island with other Rivonia trialists, including his friends and mentors Nelson Mandela and...

March 1, 2017

We are honored to wish our dear friend, Mr. Harry Belafonte, a happy and healthy 90th birthday!  He has been a long time Honorary Chair and supporter of Shared Interest and our economic justice work.  

We honored him at the Shared Interest 19th Anniversary Awards.  Here's the introduction from that event.  

Harry Belafonte has inspired generations around the world with his magnificent, charismatic voice - and his ability to help others raise their own.   Throughout his lif...

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