Harlem Legend Rosa Guy, Harlem Writers Guild Co-Founder And More, 1922-2012

Rosa Cuthbert Guy (/ˈɡiː/), September 1, 1922 – June 3, 2012, was a Trinidad-born American writer who grew up in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Moikgantsi Kgama Talks Harlem SAVE A SEAT Campaign And More On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Join Harlemite Moikgantsi Kgama, founder and executive producer of ImageNation, as she talks about her new program SAVE A SEAT campaign, the Sol Cinema Cafe, indie film and more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

Black Girl By Je Franklin Directed By Ossie Davis And Starring Ruby Dee At Dwyer In Harlem   

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. 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 Davis Way (the northeast corner of 123rd and Saint Nicholas Avenue). 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. Continue Reading →

New Ruby’s Vintage Harlem

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. 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. Continue Reading →

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