Tag: civil rights activist


Ruby Dee: Famed Actress Dead At 91

Legendary stage, TV and film actress Rudy Dee has died at age 91. The SAG Award-winning actress died from natural causes at her home in New Rochelle, NY surrounded by her family. A civil rights activist and pioneer for African-American ...

Maya Angelou: American Treasure Dead At Age 86

Renowned poet, novelist, educator and actress Maya Angelou has died. She passed at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. her publicist, Helen Brann has confirmed. Born Marguerite Ann Johnson,¬†Angelou is best known for famed literary works like “I Know Why the ...