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North Of Bakersfield

An Evening With Ossie Davis And Ruby Dee

Five For The Road

What if I am a Woman?, Vol.1: Black Women's S…

What If I Am A Woman?, Vol.2: Black Women's S…


Biography:
Birth Name: Ruby Dee
Born: 10/27/1924
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Ruby Dee was born Ruby Ann Wallace in Cleveland, OH, on Oct. 27, 1924. Just shy of her first birthday, she and her siblings relocated to Harlem with her father and stepmother. Her birthmother, who had a reputation of instability and had given birth to three children while still in her teens, had left her young family to follow a charismatic preacher. Young Dee thrived in Harlem in the midst of its booming Renaissance, when the neighborhood was a magnet for a new generation of African-American artists and thinkers. While her father was gone for long stretches at a time with his job on the Pennsylvania Railroad, her stepmother - who had studied at Atlanta University under renowned historian W.... Continue Bio >>

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