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Sidney Poitier, who broke through racial barriers as the first Black winner of the best actor Oscar and inspired a generation during the civil-rights movement, has died at age 94.

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IBW21 (The Institute of the Black World 21st Century) is committed to enhancing the capacity of Black communities in the U.S. and globally to achieve cultural, social, economic and political equality and an enhanced quality of life for all marginalized people.