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A Tribute to Sidney Poitier Who Paved the Way for Black Actors in Film

Trailblazing actor Sidney Poitier died yesterday in the Bahamas at the age of 94. Eugene Torchon-Newry, the acting director general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, confirmed the news of the Academy Award-winning performer’s death, USA Today is reporting. Poitier overcame an impoverished upbringing in the Bahamas to rise to the top of his profession…