Multiple sources are reporting that legendary actress and Civil Rights activist, Ruby Dee has passed away.
Ruby Dee was born in Cleveland and raised in New York and was the winner of several awards including an Emmy and a Screen Actors Guild award. She was an icon on Broadway, film and television. She was also a major figure in the Civil Rights movement alongside her late husband, Ossie Davis.
Dee passed away at her home in Rochelle, New York surrounded by her loved ones. She was 91.