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Posted on 25 June 2018 | 8:32 am
Popular Celebrities Who Served in the US
The Cheat SheetPopular Celebrities Who Served in the US MilitaryThe Cheat SheetAccording to CNN, Sidney Poitier lied about his age and joined the Army at 16-years-old. He then pretended to be insane to leave nine months later. He went on to become the first black performer to win an Academy Award. Next: This martial arts actor ...
Posted on 25 June 2018 | 6:29 am
Blue Ivy's Reaction To Seeing Her Parents In
RomperBlue Ivy's Reaction To Seeing Her Parents In Bed Is Exactly What You'd ThinkRomperShe attends art auctions — she lost out on a painting of a young Sidney Poitier to Tyler Perry, who topped her $19K bid by a grand, according to Us Weekly — and she wore a $5,000 dress to a wedding last year, which is much, much more than my actual ...and more »
Posted on 20 June 2018 | 2:26 pm
Ava DuVernay becomes the first black female
KSROAva DuVernay becomes the first black female to direct a $100 million-grossing filmKSROThat includes Ryan Coogler, F. Gary Gray, Tim Story, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Jordan Peele, Malcolm D. Lee, John Singleton, Clark Johnson, Lee Daniels, Antoine Fuqua, Sidney Poitier and Peter Ramsey. Disney's A Wrinkle in Time, which stars Storm Reid, ...and more »
Posted on 19 June 2018 | 4:52 pm
THE HONORABLE WILLIE L. BROWN TO RECEIVE
NAACP (press release)THE HONORABLE WILLIE L. BROWN TO RECEIVE NAACP'S PRESTIGIOUS SPINGARN MEDALNAACP (press release)Previous recipients of this award include: Mrs. Daisy Bates (Little Rock Nine), Jesse L. Jackson, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Earl G. Graves Sr., Oprah Winfrey, Cecily Tyson, Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier and the Honorable Nathaniel Jones. Tickets to the ...
Posted on 15 June 2018 | 6:52 am
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