May 26, 2022

Sidney Poitier, First Black to Win Best Actor Oscar, Dies at 94

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From Newsmax Sidney Poitier, who broke through racial barriers as the first Black winner of the best actor Oscar for his role in “Lilies of the Field,” and inspired a generation during the civil rights movement, has died at age 94, Bahamas Prime Minister Philip Davis said Friday. “It is with great sadness that I […]

First Black and Caribbean roots ballerina hopes to leave the audience empowered

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 16, 2019: For the first time in the history of the New York City Ballet, the holiday classic “The Nutcracker,” has a black and Caribbean roots dancer playing the prima ballerina lead role of ‘Marie.’ And her message to the audience is one of empowerment. Eleven-year-old Charlotte Nebres […]