sidney poitier

Sidney Poitier celebrated his 90th birthday last Monday, February 20th, making him the oldest-living winner of the Best Actor Oscar Award. Now retired from acting, Poitier has earned a number of honors and accolades over the course of his praise-worthy career. Born in 1927, Poitier’s farmer parents lived in the Bahamas but traveled to Miami […]

Ruby Dee, movie great, actress and civil rights activist was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a well attended Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song ‘Superwoman,’ Wynton Marsalis performed a number of moving  trumpet solos, and well-wisher were sent from her former co-star Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and the White House. […]

The critically acclaimed film “12 Years a Slave” is expected to rack up at the 2014 Academy Awards but that’s not the only place where…

Over the years many actors from the legendary Sidney Poitier to modern-day star Terrence Howard have portrayed the late icon Nelson Mandela in film. Here…