• Denai Cross

Cicely Tyson, Actress Who Gave Electrifying Portrayals of Resilient Black Women, Dies at 96

Cicely Tyson, an actress whose electrifying portrayals of resilient Black women — foremost in the 1974 TV movie “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” but also as Coretta Scott King and Harriet Tubman — brought some of the first ennobling portrayals of African Americans to a vast television audience, died Jan. 28 at 96. Read more click here.

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