Sidney Poitier, First Black Actor to Win Best Actor Oscar, Dies Aged 94

Sidney Poitier, First Black Actor to Win Best Actor Oscar, Dies Aged 94

Sidney Poitier, who broke through racial barriers as the first black winner of the best actor Oscar for his role in “Lilies of the Field,” and inspired a generation during the civil rights movement, has died at age 94, an official from the Bahamian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday. Eugene Torchon-Newry, acting director […]

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