In honor of Women’s History Month, PETA (an organization founded by a woman and led by women) has chosen Harlem’s own Cicely Tyson as one of five female trailblazers to celebrate.
At the 1973 Oscars, best actress nominee Cicely Tyson (for Sounder) was the picture of chic in a striking fur piece, white long-sleeved sheath, and marcelled hair.
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Cicely Tyson was born (December 19, 1933) and raised in Harlem, New York by William Tyson and Theodosia Tyson. The photo above is from stunning couple in August 1968 attending the premiere of ‘The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter’ in New York City.
The Figure Skating in Harlem will honor the legendary Harlem born actress Cicely Tyson.
When Cicely Tyson announced she was pursuing a career in modeling and acting, her mother kicked her out the house for two years.
Harlemite Ms. Tyson is a Tony Award-winner (The Trip to Bountiful), a three-time Emmy Award winner (“The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” “The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All”) and an Oscar nominee (Sounder).