Ruby Dee

  Hip-Hop Wired’s notable movie critics and Internet mainstays Dallas Penn and Combat Jack take a moment to salute the late, great Ruby Dee, who passed away yesterday at 91-years-old.

When news of the passing of multiple award-winner and activist Ruby Dee circulated this morning (July 12), most of the entertainment world was sent reeling in a state of shock and reflection.

The nation was rocked by news today that Ruby Dee has died. The award-winning actress passed away Wednesday evening in her home in New Rochelle, N.Y. according to a family member. She was 91.