Monday, September 23, 2019

Tag: Sidney Poitier

Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis Get Harlem...

The late actors and activists Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis had a street in Harlem, N.Y, named after them on Saturday.

10 Legendary Black Singers Who Risked It...

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt saw Billie Holiday as an influence in her singing career. She also related to Holiday's fight against racism. When Kitt made it big...

Denzel Washington Will Become the Third Black...

Denzel Washington will be awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 10, 2016.  This news comes in...

10 Wonderful Black Films That Were Snubbed...

Do the Right Thing (1989) Director Spike Lee’s film was groundbreaking, funny and considered by many to be his best work. Its statement on race...

15 Black Celebrities You May Not Have...

Musician/actor Lenny Kravitz is of Bahamian descent. Superstar singer Beyonce's father is Bahamian. Actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry's mother is from the Bahamas. Oscar-winning actor Sidney Poitier was born in...

8 Facts You May Not Know About...

The Bahamas: 'Forward, Upward, Onward, Together' Each color on the Bahamian flag has meaning: Gold represents the sun and sand, blue stands for the sea,...

Belafonte Challenges Blacks on Gun Violence at...

Famed singer and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte used the NAACP Image Awards on Friday night to challenge the black community to take a...

Bahamas Bridge, Arts Center Named After Sidney...

The largest bridge in the Bahamas will be rechristened after actor Sidney Poitier as part of the county's 40th anniversary celebration. Prime Minister Perry Christie...