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Ossie Davis

For Ruby Dee, Who Made Me Believe

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

There was something happening out there -- mostly in New York, I gathered, as a little black girl growing up on Chicago's South Side in the 50s. I didn't understand it, but I could see and feel it, whenever I saw Ruby Dee on TV or the big screen.

Black History Month Musings: on Langston Hughes and the 'Best New Poets'

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 04.12.2014 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

African American poets gave a glimpse into what W.E.B. Dubois famously identified as 'The Souls of Black Folks.' Our students honored their poetic forbears which was also a manifesto about the importance of poetry in young people's lives.

The Family Guy- Boris Kodjoe Supports ABFF And Gold Peak Tea

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 09.08.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Boris Kodjoe is charismatic, personable and knows how to work the room. He commands attention, but not in the "Hey, look at me!" kind of way. His swagger, his smile and warm, inviting demeanor make everyone take notice.

Ruby Dee And Ossie Davis' Life Highlighted In New Documentary

Posted 06.22.2012 | Black Voices

After years of viewing their public talents through their various award-winning projects, the backstage life and times of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee wil...

Alan Alda Mashes It Up With Ruby Dee Documentary Producers

Sonya Denyse | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment
Sonya Denyse

Before I tell you any more, it is better to let Muta'Ali and NJ Frank tell you why Alan Alda took time from his schedule to support the film by talking about his lifelong friendship with Ruby Dee and the late Ossie Davis and their love, their art and their activism.

Ruby Dee Shares Stories About Her Life and Love Ossie Davis

Essence.com | Posted 06.14.2012 | Black Voices

When we think of iconic Black love, the first couple that comes to mind is legendary actress Ruby Dee and her late husband, actor Ossie Davis. Their l...

650 Miles -- The Legacy of Ossie Davis

Sonya Denyse | Posted 04.08.2012 | Impact
Sonya Denyse

Legacy begins with vision and is sustained with commitment and persistence. I was honored to participate in sustaining Ossie Davis's legacy. Ossie's walk continues in the footsteps of the scholars that bear his name.

Black Filmmakers: Through The Years

Posted 10.03.2011 | Black Voices

Throughout the storied history of American movies, there have been quite a few black filmmakers that have shaped society through their art and left an...

HuffPost Exclusive: Jim Bianco "Sinners," Plus a Conversation with The Crystals' La La Brooks and PBS Premieres Rock, Pop & Doo Wop

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Presented here is an exclusive HuffPost premiere of the Jim Bianco single, "Sinners," which just might become your new favorite party anthem.