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Hollywood’s First Black Movie Star, Sidney Poitier, Dead at 94

Sidney Poitier, Bahamian-American actor who was the first Black male to win an Oscar for Best Actor has died. His death was confirmed Thursday evening and reported by The Honorable Frederick Mitchell, the Bahamian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Public Service. Poitier had an illustrious career in film at a time where prominent Black roles were uncommon. Known for his iconic roles in A Raisin … Continue reading Hollywood’s First Black Movie Star, Sidney Poitier, Dead at 94