Legendary actress and activist Ruby Dee has died. She was 91.

From the New York Daily News:

The Cleveland-born, New York-raised actress and activist — winner of an Emmy, a Grammy and a Screen Actors Guild award, among others — not only starred on Broadway (“Take It From the Top!,’ “Two Hah Hahs and a Homeboy”), film (Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” and “Jungle Fever”), and TV (“All God’s Children,” “Feast of All Saints”), but, with her husband and collaborator Ossie Davis, was a major figure in the Civil Rights movement.

In 2005, Dee and Davis received the National Civil Rights Museum’s Lifetime Achievement Freedom award. Davis died in February of that year.

Read more at the New York Daily News

Ruby Dee lived a wonderful and valiant life. This is a tremendous loss to the lives she touched. Our thoughts go out to her friends, family, and community.

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