Aug. 19, 2011 - Memphis, TN, U.S. - August 19, 2011 - Skip Pitts (center) during the unveiling of an Academy Award statue at Stax Museum on Friday. It is the award that Isaac Hayes won for Best Original Song for the movie Shaft. He was the first African American to win an Academy Award for music. (Credit Image: © Karen Pulfer Focht/The Commercial Appeal/ZUMAPRESS.com)

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Aug. 19, 2011 - Memphis, TN, U.S. - August 19, 2011 - Skip Pitts (center) during the unveiling of an Academy Award statue at Stax Museum on Friday. It is the award that Isaac Hayes won for Best Original Song for the movie Shaft. He was the first African American to win an Academy Award for music. (Credit Image: © Karen Pulfer Focht/The Commercial Appeal/ZUMAPRESS.com)
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