Groundbreaking actor and civil rights champion Sidney Poitier dies at 94

Sidney Poitier—the first black man to win an Academy Award and a vocal advocate of civil rights—has died. The trailblazing actor’s career spanned five decades, including iconic performances in the likes of The Defiant Ones, A Raisin in the Sun, Lilies in the Field, In the Heat of the Night, and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. As a director, Poitier headed up the likes of Uptown Saturday Night, Stir Crazy, and, sadly, Ghost Dad. He was 94.

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