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Posted on 6 March 2018 | 9:31 am
Civil Rights History: 'Bloody Sunday'
Jackson Clarion LedgerCivil Rights History: 'Bloody Sunday' inspires Voting Rights ActJackson Clarion LedgerHansberry also drew on her past, her family fighting Chicago's restrictive covenants in court and finally getting their day in court. The Broadway drama starred Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeal and Ruby Dee. It was also the first Broadway play of the ...and more »
Posted on 6 March 2018 | 7:02 am
Jamie Foxx On The Women & Role Models
Hollywood LifeJamie Foxx On The Women & Role Models Who Taught Him The ...Hollywood LifeIn time for Women's History Month, Jamie Foxx reveals the female role model and the lessons she taught him.and more »
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 11:09 am
A Look Inside the 2018 Oscars After-Parties
VarietyA Look Inside the 2018 Oscars After-Parties – VarietyVarietyFollowing the 90th Academy Awards ceremony — which also happened to be mishap-free — Oscar winners reveled in their victories with celebrity friends and studio execs. Hollywood stars tuned in to watch the telecast from Byron Allen's viewing party ...and more »
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 10:20 am
5 of the best uses of gospel music in movies
Aleteia EN5 of the best uses of gospel music in moviesAleteia ENAdapted from William Edmund Barrett's novel of the same name, Lilies of the Field is one of those classic movies that everyone should see. Sidney Poitier gives an outstanding performance as a handyman who winds up building a chapel for a group of ...
Posted on 4 March 2018 | 9:03 pm
Robertson Treatment Syndicated Column
RT: With so many classic films being redone, is there a remake you’d like to star in? VR: Yes, Brother John, a very old film Sidney Poitier I caught one night It didn’t do well. It was barely seen. He plays a Christ-like character who returns to the ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:35 pm
Steve McQueen's Bio-Pic of Paul Robeson Will
In 1977, Gil Noble wrote and directed The Tallest Tree in Our Forest, a 90-minute documentary about Robeson. Two years later, Sidney Poitier narrated a 30-minute film, Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist, that won an Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 12:58 am
Harlem is essential NYC stop
Ruby Dee and Sidney Poitier. The Schomburg is also home to murals from the 1930s Works Progress Administration program; nypl.org/locations/schomburg, 515 Malcolm X Blvd. near 136th Street. You'll find more historic murals across the street inside Harlem ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 7:13 pm
Stars believe you ’re mature when you find
Although I ran into Sidney Poitier at the gulf course a few years back and he gave the last piece of good news I’ve had in a while. He says that you get a huge burst of energy at 70. So, I waited for that, hanging on by my ringer nails! And you know what?
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 1:12 pm
Two More Women Accuse Bill Cosby of Sexual
The comedian sent her flowers after the incident, she turned them away. Charlotte Fox was a 23-year-old extra in the 1974 film Uptown Saturday Night starring Cosby, Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte. Fox says one night Cosby invited her to a jazz club and ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 5:29 am