Daily Archives: June 12, 2014

Actress/Activist Ruby Dee Dead at 91

Another Legend has gone home. Ruby Dee dead at 91: Legendary stage and screen actress — and Civil Rights leader — frequently costarred with husband Ossie Davis Family member confirms death. Dee was living in New Rochelle. BY Joe Neumaier … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread |O Brother Where Art Thou Movie Clips

The trio comes to the house of Pete’s cousin, Washington B. “Wash” Hogwallop (Frank Collison), who removes their chains, but because he needs the money from the bounty, turns them in to the police, led by Sheriff Cooley (Daniel von … Continue reading

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