Friends, family and fans of actress and activist Ruby Dee, who died last month at the age of 91, will honor her life and legacy at a memorial service in New York in September, a family spokeswoman ... more 
Friends, family and fans of actress and activist Ruby Dee, who died last month at the age of 91, will honor her life and legacy at a memorial service in New York in September, a family spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Through her performances, President Barack Obama said, the petite actress "paved the way for generations of black actors and actresses and inspired African-American women across our country." "Ruby was a extraordinary life force," Terrie Williams, a spokeswoman for the family said. less 
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