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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 ...
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Saluting Sistas: Essence Chooses Oscar Honorees

It’s no secret that Academy Awards season in Hollywood has tremendously lacked diversity. Ebony, Black Enterprise and Vibe magazines have all tried their hand at Oscar parties and soirees.  But six years ago, Essence magazine launched their Black Women in ...