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.
Ruby Dee, born Ruby Ann Wallace, October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014, was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and civil rights activist.
The life and legacy of actor, author, and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will be honored with a public memorial celebration on Saturday, September 20th at The Riverside Church in New York at 11:00 AM.
Harlem neighbors Ruby Dee and Alicia Keys tour Harlem as they talk about their experiences in the great village of Harlem, New York.
Stage and screen legend Ruby Dee, who personified grace, grit and progress at a time when African-American women were given little space in movies and on stage, died Wednesday in New Rochelle, N.Y. She was 91.
Abram Hill, also known as Ab Hill, January 20, 1910 – October 13, 1986, was a Harlem playwright, and author of On Strivers Row, Walk Hard, Talk Loud, and several other plays.
The Moth is true stories, told live and without notes – doesn’t get better than that!
The magnificence and captivating beauty of ruby make it a favored gemstone for many. In fact, this stone is rightly called as the king of gems in many cultures.
This cocktail and wine bar serving small plates takes its name from its location. Brian Washington-Palmer, Harlem restaurateur, and Nikoa Evans-Hendricks, an expert in commercial development, discovered that the actress Ruby Dee was raised in the building.
Harlem Writers Guild (HWG) is the oldest organization of Harlem writers, originally established as the Harlem Writers Club in 1950.