This image depicts Harry Belafonte Jr., while performing at a civil rights fundraiser. Belafonte was the host of the event and headliners included Sidney Poitier, Dizzy Gillespie, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Dressed all in black, Belafonte holds a microphone in his right hand and gestures with his left. Eyes closed, he holds the microphone close to his mouth. Taken from below, this image gives him a monumental aspect.
This image depicts musician Nina Simone during a concert. Sideways to the viewer, she turns her head to her right, her mouth open, while gesturing with her right hand. There is a microphone positioned directly in front of her.