Black Entertainment : R.I.P. RUBY DEE

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    Ruby Dee, actress and civil rights activist, dies at 91


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    Four of Ruby Dee's best-known film roles(1:15)
    Actress and activist Ruby Dee died June 11 at the age of 91. She defied segregation-era stereotypes by landing lead roles in movies and on Broadway. Here are four of her best-known film roles. (The Washington Post)
    By Sarah Halzack June 12, 2014
    Ruby Dee, an actress who defied segregation-era stereotypes by landing lead roles in movies and on Broadway while maintaining a second high-profile career as a civil rights advocate, including emceeing the 1963 March on Washington, died June 11 at her home in New Rochelle, N.Y. She was 91.

    In a career spanning seven decades, Ms. Dee was known for a quietly commanding presence opposite powerful leading men, including Sidney Poitier, Denzel Washington and James Earl Jones.
     

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,


    Actress Ruby Dee dies at 91
    Discussion in 'Black People Open Forum' started by jamesfrmphilly, Jun 12, 2014

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    A beautiful Legend and activist has found peace R.I.H Ruby Dee
     
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