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Ruby Dee

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  • Ruby Dee left legacy of theater and activism [Commentary]

    I was talking with friends recently about the passing this year of well-known people such as Dr. Maya Angelou and Amira Baraka when one brought up the loss last month of acclaimed actor, poet, playwright and Civil Rights activist Ruby Dee. He suggested I write something about Dee, who was 91 years old when she died. I wasn't feeling another obit after writing about Angelou because it's hard seeing those go who have had such a positive impact on people's lives worldwide.
  • Plays continue discussions about race that were begun in 'A Raisin in the Sun' [Commentary]

    The first time I saw Lorraine Hansberry's play "A Raisin in the Sun" I was a young girl, and it was in black and white on television. It starred Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Ivan Dixon, Diana Sands and others from the cast when it was on Broadway. As I...

    Education fundraiser to be held in memory of Kim Weber [South Laurel/Montpelier]

    The sixth annual AMW Putting Fore Pink Golf Classic will be held again this year on June 10 at the Glenn Dale Golf Club. This event is in memory of local resident Kim Weber, who succumbed to breast cancer in 2007. Proceeds from the event provide financial...