Good News

Harlem’s Schomburg Center has opened Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis’ archives to the public.

Good News

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has acquired Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis’ archive.

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Podcast Download Comedian and activist Dick Gregory joined Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne Now” to share his reflections on the legendary Ruby Dee. Debbie Allen, Roy S. Johnson and Spike Lee also shared their memories of Dee ,who passed away Wednesday. Martin also had an opportunity to interview Dee during the Essence Music Festival in 2011 and shared her incredible words of wisdom. Plus, a conversation on […]

The loss of Ruby Dee (pictured) stunned fans of the award-winning actress, who passed away at the age of 91 in New Rochelle, N.Y. With a career that spans decades, the celebrated stage, film, and television star has left behind a firmly cemented legacy. Dee’s contributions to Black Cinema are not only noteworthy, they are […]

Emmy- and- Grammy Award-winning actor, director, playwright, and author Ossie Davis (pictured) is one of the most-beloved African-American figures in modern times. With a stately voice that commanded the attention of those who heard him speak and a loving union with his wife, Ruby Dee (pictured below), Davis cast an image of strength and dignity […]