• Losing Sidney Poitier Reminds Us that Only Four Black Men Have Won Best Actor

    6 days ago - By Variety

    We lost Sidney Poitier, and his impact is immeasurable. He was a titan in the industry who broke barriers and Oscar records. He became the first Black man to be nominated for any acting Oscar for “The Defiant Ones” (1958). At 37, he was the first to win any competitive Oscar for “Lilies of the...
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