Jan 13, 2022
In this episode, our guests look back on the life of renowned actor and civil rights activist Sidney Poitier. Today's panel share what the work of Sidney Poitier meant to them and how he personified the essence of self-respect within himself and his work. Host Hank Thompson is joined by broadcaster Bernie Hayes, short film producer Owen Woodard, and Portfolio Arts and Education Gallery founder Robert A. Powell.
Each guest talks about their current efforts to further the preservation of African American history in the area and throughout the nation. The panel discusses how black communities must come together to strengthen themselves in the face of destructive forces and injustice.
Robert A. Powell