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Sidney Poitier — Race and Representation

In some parts of the ‘hood, he was called “Super-Nigger”

Sidney Poitier built the bridge for beloved actors like Denzel Washington. Photo Credit: Chosun

It was a privilege to call Sidney Poitier my friend. He was a gentle man and opened doors for all of us that had been closed for years. God bless him and his family. — Denzel Washington, January 7, 2022

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AfroSapiophile is a hub for critical thinking and analysis pertaining to civil rights, human rights, systemic racism and sexism across politics, entertainment, and history.

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Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Freelancer since the earth first began cooling. My beat, justice: racial, social, political, economic and cultural. I’m on FB, Twitter, Link, hdyerjr@gmail.com.

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