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Nancy Wilson, Eartha Kitt, Sammy Davis Jr. & Sidney Poitier at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s funeral, April 9, 1968.

Nancy Wilson, Eartha Kitt, Sammy Davis Jr. & Sidney Poitier at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s funeral, April 9, 1968.

#MLKDay Singer Nancy Wilson, actress #EarthaKitt, musician/dancer/actor Sammy Davis Jr., actor Sidney Poitier, Berry Gordy, Jr., and actor Marlon Brando attending Martin Luther King’s funeral.

#MLKDay Singer Nancy Wilson, actress #EarthaKitt, musician/dancer/actor Sammy Davis Jr., actor Sidney Poitier, Berry Gordy, Jr., and actor Marlon Brando attending Martin Luther King’s funeral.

Since meeting on Broadway in the 1946 production of Jeb, Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis excelled as individuals (they married in 1948), and as collaborators they often broke new ground for African Americans. They made their film debuts in 1950 in No Way Out with Sidney Poitier, then starred together on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun. As close friends of Martin Luther King Jr., they served as masters of ceremonies for the historic 1963 March on Washington.

Since meeting on Broadway in the 1946 production of Jeb, Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis excelled as individuals (they married in 1948), and as collaborators they often broke new ground for African Americans. They made their film debuts in 1950 in No Way Out with Sidney Poitier, then starred together on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun. As close friends of Martin Luther King Jr., they served as masters of ceremonies for the historic 1963 March on Washington.

Bahamian-American actor and civil rights activist Sidney Poitier (centre) suporting the Poor People's Campaign at Resurrection City, a shantytown set up by protestors in Washington, DC, May 1968. The Poor People's Campaign sought economic justice for America's poor and was organized by by Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Bahamian-American actor and civil rights activist Sidney Poitier (centre) suporting the Poor People's Campaign at Resurrection City, a shantytown set up by protestors in Washington, DC, May 1968. The Poor People's Campaign sought economic justice for America's poor and was organized by by Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and Charlton Heston at the 1963  Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C., where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I Have A Dream" speech.

Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and Charlton Heston at the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C., where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I Have A Dream" speech.

Belafonte (center) at the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C with Sidney Poitier (left) and Charlton Heston. Description from 67.212.188.186. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Belafonte (center) at the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C with Sidney Poitier (left) and Charlton Heston. Description from 67.212.188.186. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Ask children to name famous actors and actresses who have been nominated and have won Academy Awards: Sidney Poitier, Denzel Washington, James Earl Jones, Halle Berry, and more

Ask children to name famous actors and actresses who have been nominated and have won Academy Awards: Sidney Poitier, Denzel Washington, James Earl Jones, Halle Berry, and more

Charlton Heston, James Baldwin, and Marlon Brando at Civil Rights March in Washington, D.C. by Unknown Artist

Charlton Heston, James Baldwin, and Marlon Brando at Civil Rights March in Washington, D.C. by Unknown Artist

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