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By Associated Press
Cicely Tyson, a towering and transformative actress, died Thursday at age 96. From her Harlem roots, she went on to appear in more than 100 film, television and stage roles. Jeffery Brown takes a look back at her life.
Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper's wife in "Sounder," a Tony Award in 2013 at age 88 and touched TV viewers' hearts in "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,"…
By Hillel Italie, Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
President Barack Obama plans to honor Tom Hanks, Ellen DeGeneres, Diana Ross, Michael Jordan, among others, with the nation's highest civilian honor.
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