'We're losing our icons' - Hudson Valley residents mourn death of actor Sidney Poitier

Former Mount Vernon resident Sidney Poitier, known for being the first Black person to win an Academy Award, has died at the age of 94.

News 12 Staff

Jan 8, 2022, 9:37 PM

Updated 868 days ago

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Former Mount Vernon resident Sidney Poitier, known for being the first Black person to win an Academy Award, has died at the age of 94.
News 12's Carol Wilkinson talks to Mount Vernon residents about the legacy actor's imprint on the city.


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