Ruby Dee

Musician Alicia Keys sings at the Ruby Dee Memorial Service at Assembly Hall of the Riverside Church on September 20, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Hundreds Pack Harlem Cathedral To Celebrate The Life Of Actress, Civil Rights Activist Ruby Dee

Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song “Superwoman,” Wynton Marsalis performed a stirring trumpet solo, and well-wishes were sent from Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and the White House.

09/20/2014

(Photo Credit: Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)

#Trending In Entertainment: Tracey Morgan Critically Injured, Paula Deen’s Comeback, and Ruby Dee’s Death

This week an A-list comedian was critically injured, a southern chef planned a comeback, and an acclaimed Black actress passed away.

06/13/2014

Ruby Dee Honored At BET Ceremony

Ruby Dee Honored At BET Ceremony

NEW YORK (CBS) – Ruby Dee, the actress who co-starred in the 1961 film adaption of “A Raisin in the Sun,” was one of the many women honored at the 5th Annual  “Black Girls Rock!” […]

CBS San Francisco–11/07/2010

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