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The measure of a man a spiritual autobiography —Poitier, Sidney.
Large Print
2000
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The acclaimed actor reveals the passion, spirituality, and intellectual fervor that have driven his life and career, citing the elements of his childhood that gave him his sense of worth and ethics.

In the heat of the night
DVD
2008
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A black cop from Philadelphia is accused of killing a Mississippi town's most prominent citizen. After he proves himself innocent, he is coerced by the red-neck chief of police into helping solve the murder.

Guess who's coming to dinner
DVD
2008
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Crusading newspaper publisher Matt Drayton's liberal principles are put to the test when his daughter, Joey, announces her engagement to John Prentice, an internationally renowned African-American physician. While Matt's...

Life beyond measure : letters to my great-granddaughter —Poitier, Sidney.
Book
2008
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Sidney Poitier is one of the most revered actors in the history of Hollywood. He has overcome enormous obstacles in extraordinary times and is a role model for many Americans because of his convictions, bravery, and grac...

Separate but equal
DVD
2014
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Based on the ground-breaking Brown vs. the Board of Education case in 1954; viewers follow a young Thurgood Marshall, the lawyer who argued the racially-charged lawsuit before the Supreme Court. When the black students o...

Life beyond measure letters to my great-granddaughter —Poitier, Sidney.
Book On CD
2008
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One of America's great actors, multiple award winner Sidney Poitier, offers lessons from his own remarkable life in the form of letters to his great-granddaughter.

A raisin in the sun
DVD
1999
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Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of...

Blackboard jungle
DVD
2005
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Richard Dadier is a man eager to make a difference. Or, some might say, he's a believer in lost causes. Dadier is a new teacher at inner-city North Manual High. Racial and sexual tensions. Violence. Gangs. Apathy. ...

Montaro Caine : a novel —Poitier, Sidney.
Book
2013
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In the heat of the night
DVD
2019
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Passing through the backwoods town of Sparta, Mississippi, Philadelphia detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) becomes embroiled in a murder case. He forms an uneasy alliance with the bigoted police chief (Rod Steiger),...

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