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Sidney Poitier – Hollywood’s first Black leading man reflected the civil rights movement on screen

In the summer of 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the keynote speaker for the 10th-anniversary convention banquet of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Their guest, he said, was his “soul brother.”

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