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Ruby Dee Dies at 91

Legendary actress Ruby Dee has passed away, according to the New York Daily News.

The site claims a family member confirmed the death on Thursday. Dee reportedly died on Wednesday at her home in New Rochelle, N.Y. She was 91.

The award-winning actress is starred Broadway, in Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thang, TV’s All God’ Children and many more. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ossie Davis, who was also a Civil Rights activist along with the late actress.

JET will offer more coverage of this beautiful, elegant talent throughout the day, so stay tuned.  We will pay proper tribute to this legend.  Rest in power.