Published On: Fri, Jan 7th, 2022
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Sidney Poitier, 1st Black man to win best actor Oscar, dead at 94

OSCARS SIDNEY POITIER

Sidney Poitier, the groundbreaking actor and enduring inspiration who transformed how Black people were portrayed on screen, became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for best lead performance and the first to be a top box-office draw, has died. He was 94.

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