Bastardly Hot or Not: Sydney Tamiia Poitier @ 21st Annual Soul Train Music Awards
And the Wiki says…
Sydney Tamiia Poitier (born November 15, 1973, in Los Angeles, California, USA) is an American actress best known for her work on television. She was a recurring character in season one of Joan of Arcadia, where she played Rebecca Askew, the love interest of Joan’s older brother, Kevin, and was briefly a regular on Veronica Mars before the show opted to focus on different characters and she was dropped from the cast. Her role in both series was related to journalism – on Joan of Arcadia she worked at the same newspaper as Kevin, and on Veronica Mars she was Veronica’s journalism teacher.
She is the daughter of actor Sidney Poitier and former actress Joanna Shimkus. [Wiki]