It is with a sincerely heavy heart that we inform you all of the passing of legendary actor and overall icon Sidney Poitier !
According to reports from TMZ Sidney, 94 passed away surrounded by his love ones on Thursday.
The saddening news was confirmed by the office of the Bahamian Minister of Foreign Affairs. Details of his passing has not been ruled at this time.
Sidney will forever remain a pillar of talent within the Black community as well as the entertainment industry. The activist / actor made history as the first Black man to win an Oscar.
Throughout his countless roles in film he was able to break barriers of racism and prejudice often endured throughout Hollywood. He was also an activist that used his platform to fight injustice
Sidney is survived by his 6 daughters and wife of over 40+ years.