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Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner… Last year I watched this with my daddy. One of his favourites and now one of mine. I fell in love with Sidney Poitier at the age of 14 when I discovered him and his story during my own personal research of Black History (wasn’t taught in my school). 

I was immediately drawn to his story and what he had done for black actors/actresses today. Poitier changed history and paved the way for greats like Denzel, Idris and even Halle Berry to be respected in what was then, an all white dominated film industry… 

This is a great movie and was re-made in 2005 starring Bernie Mac, Zoë Saldaña and Ashton Kutcher in ‘Guess Who’

I pray the day comes when I can meet Sidney and ask him the endless list of questions I have… *sigh* #Legend 

For those who don’t know… Sidney Poitier became the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1963