Actor and Activist Ruby Dee, Dies at Age 91


June 12, 2014 – Ruby Dee, stage and screen legend, passed away on June 11, 2014, at the age of 91. Dee, a celebrated actress who continued to work into her nineties, was winner of an Emmy, a Grammy and a Screen Actors Guild award, among many other awards.

With her husband and davis and deecollaborator, the late Ossie Davis, Dee was also an active figure in the Civil Rights movement, giving a stirring reading at King’s historic March on Washington.  To read more, Click Here.