Ruby Dee Actress & Activist dies at 91 peacefully in New Rochelle
Ruby Dee was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the film A Raisin in the Sun, Do the Right Thing, Jungle Fever, and the film American Gangster for (2007) for which she was nominated for an Academy for Best Supporting Actress. She was the recipient of Grammy, Emmy, Obie, Drama Desk, Screen Actor Guild Award, and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Awards as well as the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honors.
She was married to actor Ossie Davis until his death in 2005. She will spend eternity with her late husband — their ashes co-mingled inside an urn bearing the words, “In This Thing Together.”
Ruby Dee resume of activism included membership in organizations including the Congress of Racial Equality, a member of Delta Sigma Theta, the NAACP, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
May your soul rest in peace and join our good brother in the Sky..
You may be interested
Cuco announces debut album + shares new song “Feelings”Editorial Dept - June 19, 2019
Today, Cuco announces his debut album Para Mí due July 26th on Interscope Records. The announcement comes alongside his next track "Feelings",…
Stefflon Don drops video for “‘Phone Down” feat. Lil BabyEditorial Dept - June 19, 2019
London, UK… 2019 is shaping up to be another massive year for Birmingham born, Jamaican reared Stefflon Don who today announces the release…
Ras Kass Releases New Single “Guns N Roses” feat. Styles P and Lil FameEditorial Dept - June 19, 2019
Today, legendary West Coast rapper Ras Kass releases a new single, “Guns N Roses” feat. Styles P and Lil Fame, and…
You must log in to post a comment.