Cicely Tyson Archives

Rest In Power: Those We Lost in 2021

December 30, 2021

Remembering Gen. Colin Powell, Eric Jerome Dickey, Cicely Tyson, Clarence Williams III, Charlie Robinson, DMX, Lee Evans, Marvin Hagler, Biz Markie, Dorothy Steel and 15 others who passed in 2021.

Cicely Tyson, purposeful and pioneering actor, dead at 96

February 4, 2021

Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife in “Sounder,” won a Tony Award in 2013 at age 88 and touched TV viewers’ hearts in “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” died Thursday, January 28, 2021 at age 96. Tyson’s death was announced by her… [Read More]