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Sidney Poitier

  1. close reads
    The Impossible Role of the First Black BachelorLike many Black men before him, Matt James has to make his Blackness seem palatable, amiable, and safe to appeal to white audiences.
  2. The Wildest Stories Jamie Foxx Told at the Tribeca Film FestivalIncluding the time Sidney Poitier and Oprah set him straight.
  3. speeeech!
    Watch Harry Belafonte’s Powerful Speech on RaceFrom watching Birth of a Nation to 12 Years a Slave.
  4. oscars 2014
    The Many Creative Ways Oscar Winners Pose With Their TrophiesThe Javier Bardem kiss, the Emma Thompson head balance, and more through the Oscar ages.
  5. Adam McKay Likely to Direct Will Smith and Denzel Washington in Uptown […]Can we talk a second about The Coz’s beard in that trailer? Yowzers! That’s all. Anyway, Adam McKay is signing on to direct a remake of the […]