Saturday, December 7, 2019

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Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis Get Harlem...

The late actors and activists Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis had a street in Harlem, N.Y, named after them on Saturday.

‘Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee’ Brings Personal...

After Ruby Dee’s death in 2014, it felt like losing an essential element in learning about the lives of black artists.  Ruby Dee’s marriage...

9 Black Female Freedom Fighters Who Deserve...

The New York-based advocacy group, Woman on 20's, conducted a campaign to put an influential woman as the new face of the $20 dollar bill. A vote was...

12 Black Celebrities Who Courageously Battled Breast...

Good Morning America host Robin Roberts Actor Richard Roundtree Comedian and actress Wanda Sykes Retired WNBA player Edna Campbell Journalist Pat Battle   Comedian and actress Danitra Vance Author and...

Park in New Rochelle, New York, Renamed...

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- The Library Green Park here has a new name: Ruby Dee Park at Library Green. The Westchester County Board of Legislators...

10 Black Celebrities You May Not Have...

Actor Meshach Taylor died from cancer. He was 67. Actor Lou Myers. He was 77. Legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles died from complications from diabetes. He was...

Angela Bassett, Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald to...

A memorial for actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will feature music by Alicia Keys and Audra McDonald, reflections by former New York...

Iconic Actress and Activist Ruby Dee Dead...

Sources in New York have informed Atlanta Black Star that Ruby Dee has died at the age of 91. Ruby Dee is best known for...

24 Black Celebs Who Risked Fame &...

Muhammad Ali Former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history. A controversial and even polarizing figure during...

Angela Bassett Cast as Coretta Scott King...

Hollywood actress Angela Bassett has joined the cast of the Lifetime movie, Betty And Coretta. Bassett has been cast as Coretta Scott King which...

Angela Bassett To Play Coretta Scott King...

Hollywood actress Angela Bassett has joined the cast of the Lifetime movie, Betty And Coretta. According to The Hollywood Reporter: Bassett will play King opposite Mary...