“Home To Harlem” Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis And More Archives Now Available To Public

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is pleased to announce the latest milestones in its ongoing “Home to Harlem” initiative. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Continue Reading →

123rd Street And St. Nicholas In Harlem Named In Honor Of Ruby Dee And Ossie Davis

By Marc W. Polite On Saturday, April 20th, 2019, the Harlem community gathered to recognize the legacy of Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: ‘Ruby Dee Place’ And ‘Ossie Davis Way’ Street Naming In Harlem (Photographs)

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 Continue Reading →

Legendary Actors Ruby Dee And Ossie Davis Honored With Harlem Street Co-Naming

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 Continue Reading →

Hip, Hip, Hooray, Harlem’s Schomburg Acquires Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee Archive

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. Become an Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Fabulous Ruby Dee, 1922 – 2014 (Video)

Ruby Dee, born Ruby Ann Wallace, October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014, was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and civil rights activist. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Continue Reading →