Sidney Poitier

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1927 – Sidney Poitier born On this day Sidney Poitier, who will be the first African American to win an Academy Award in a starring role, is born in Miami, Fl.

Actor, director, writer, and diplomat Sidney Poitier (pictured) has enjoyed an amazing career that spans the better part of 50 years. In that time, Poitier…

Ebony Magazine celebrated it’s 65th Anniversary by recreating some of their more memorable covers. Taraji P. Henson, John Legend, Nia Long, Usher and many more paid tribute to legends like Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Sidney Poitier. Click the gallery to see them all. RELATED: Yolanda Adams Graces Cover Of Ebony Magazine As Mahalia […]