The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is pleased to announce the latest milestones in its ongoing “Home to Harlem” initiative.
By Marc W. Polite On Saturday, April 20th, 2019, the Harlem community gathered to recognize the legacy of Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis.
Join the Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee Festival that starts with Black Girl. Black Girl is an American family drama Based on a stage-play written by J. e Franklin.
Photographs by Seitu Oronde Photographer Seitu Oronde was on the spot Saturday, April 20th, 2019, for a Dwyer hosted ceremonial unveiling of ‘Ruby Dee Place’ and ‘Ossie Davis Way’ (the northeast corner of 123rdand Saint Nicholas Avenue), in Harlem, New York.
In keeping with The Dwyer Cultural Center’s (DCC) distinction of showcasing Harlem’s history, on Saturday, April 20th, 2019, DCC will host a ceremonial unveiling of Ruby Dee Place and Ossie Davis Way (the northeast corner of 123rd and Saint Nicholas Avenue).
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library has acquired the full archive of actors and activists Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.
Today, when we look for inspiring Black voices, we often look to Hollywood power couples like Courtney B. Vance & Angela Bassett, DeVon Franklin & Megan Goode, Will Smith & Jada Pinkett-Smith.