Affion Crockett Thanks Late Sidney Poitier for Opening Doors for Black Celebs

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Affion Crockett Thanks Late Sidney Poitier for Opening Doors for Black Celebs

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Affion Crockett is remembering late actor Sidney Poitier as a “king” … and thanking him for kicking open the door and paving the best way for Black entertainers.

We received the comic at LAX and requested how he is remembering Sidney … and Affion says he would not have a platform at this time with out Poitier altering the panorama of how Hollywood seen Black males.

Affion says Sidney was greater than a trailblazer … additionally remembering him as a prolific actor and orator, and marveling on the approach he carried himself and represented his craft.

As we reported … Sidney died on the age of 94, and tons of tributes are pouring in for the primary Black man to win an Oscar for Finest Actor.

Affion additionally recited a well-known film line from Sidney … a quote from “In The Warmth of The Evening” … and tells us why one other second from the 1967 film was tremendous necessary.

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