Sidney Poitier passes

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Political Correctness'.........defined

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  • Toolfan66
    Toolfan66 Posts: 15,226
    WOW!!! This year looks to take some good ones away from us.

  • pitdogg2
    pitdogg2 Posts: 20,704
    Great actor R.I.P.
  • Milito
    Milito Posts: 1,522
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  • mrbigbluelight
    mrbigbluelight Posts: 8,708
    Lulu says it quite well

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    Gardenstater Posts: 2,686
    RIP Mr. Tibbs
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    westmassguy Posts: 6,781
    Always been a class act. RIP
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  • muncybob
    muncybob Posts: 2,646
    If an actor ever really "made" a movie, for me it would be him In The Heat Of The Night.
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  • la2vegas
    la2vegas Posts: 357
    RIP, a true gentleman....
  • WLDock
    WLDock Posts: 3,020
    edited January 9
    A man of dignity and class who was with us for a long time. His legacy lives on. R.I.P.

    I remember he has several daughter but I forgot that he has six.
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  • Tony M
    Tony M Posts: 10,373
    edited January 10
    I laughed a lot watching this one. Knowing what it takes to build buildings, I felt his uneasiness to help them. But throughout the movie the plot was obvious that GOD had put them together. Funny movie.
    I loved "In the heat of the night" a lot. The "Defiant ones" was also a great movie defining "face to face" clashes of perceived racial pre-judgements.

    Only the GREAT Sidney Poitier and his GREAT co-stars could honestly portray what America was truly like in the 60's.

    R.I.P Mr. Poitier.
    You showed us all how to be better people toward race relations.
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • erniejade
    erniejade Posts: 5,875
    Dang this is the first I am hearing of this RIP.
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