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 […]

The 2017 Academy Awards are just days away and this year’s nominees are blacker than ever! Just a year after the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the Academy has made it a point to make this year as diverse as possible. This year’s nominees include greats like multiple Academy Award winner Denzel Washington, Viola Davis and breakout star of […]

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…

Today’s words of wisdom comes from Sidney Poitier, he is a Bahamian American actor, film director, author, and diplomat. Pictured above: Sidney Poitier receiving the “Medal of Freedom” from President Obama 2009 I never had an occasion to question color, therefore, I only saw myself as what I was… a human being. I’ll always be […]