Sidney Poitier, the first black man to win the best actor Academy Award, dies aged 94

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    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01...-actor-to-win-best-actor-oscar-dies/100745338

    A sad loss

    Erudite, articulate and a voice that was hot chocolate on ice cream. He not only broke barriers in Hollywood but went on to become the Bahamian ambassador to japan

    And this was a man who had only one year of formal schooling in his life. He once said
    This was a life not wasted - he made changes in the world and left it a better place
     
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