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Ossie Davis

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Ossie Davis's Biography

Ossie Davis (born Raiford Chatman Davis, December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an Emmy Award winning and Grammy nominated, American film, television and Broadway actor, director, poet, playwright, author, and social activist.

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  • The life of Michael Jackson

      News Source: Vanity Fair | 1 month ago
    For instance, with an artist, he can draw anything you look athe can draw it. And then you take [someone else], who can't even draw a stick person...I like to be at home because we travel all the time, so if we had some time off, we wouldn't go on
  • EVENT: The TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival Celebrates Newark ...

      News Source: All ABout Jazz | 5 months ago
    The celebrated Newark author was there in recognition of his seminal exploration of African-American music and culture, Blues People: Negro Music in White America, published 50 years ago under his birth name, (Everett) LeRoi Jones. Although the vast
  • Top 10 Civil Rights Films: The Movies March on Washington

      News Source: The Progressive | 8 months ago
    Phillip Randolph, Bayard Rustin, and other civil rights leaders for the epochal Jobs and Freedom demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial. Marlon Brando told a reporter, We're here as Americans to give the full support that we can in every way to the

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  • What Malcolm X Means to Me | Tales from Peniel

      Blog Source: talesfrompeniel.wordpress.com | 1 month ago
    Ossie Davis, Eulogy for Malcolm X. Malcolm X. Today, February 21, is the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. The year was 1965 – next year marks the 50th anniversary – and he was giving a speech to the newly formed ...
  • What to Watch This Weekend on Netflix, Hulu Plus and iTunes ...

      Blog Source: www.appletvhacks.net | 1 month ago
    ... the awesomely cool Bruce Campbell as a certainly crazy senior citizen (who may or may not be Elvis) stuck in a decaying retirement home with veteran master actor Ossie Davis (who may or may not be JFK) as his equally loony roommate.
  • White Horse Black Mountain: Guy Davis

      Blog Source: www.whitehorseblackmountain.com | 1 month ago
    Davis also performed in a theater piece with his parents, actors/writers Ruby Dee and the late Ossie Davis, entitled "Two Hah Hahs and a Homeboy", staged at the Crossroads Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ in the spring of 1995. The show ...

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