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John Seigenthaler, Journalist and Editor of "The Tennessean" Has Died at Age 86

John Seigenthaler, a writer and long-time editor of The Tennessean has died at age 86. Seigenthaler was interviewed for Henry Hampton’s series Eyes on the Prize… 1,155 more words

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Ruby Dee (1922-2014)

Ruby Dee, the actress and activist who appeared in films and plays for over seven decades has died at the age of 91. She played Rachel Robinson in The Jackie Robinson Story in 1950, and reprised her groundbreaking stage role as Ruth Younger in the 1961 film version of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin In The Sun. 184 more words

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Maya Angelou

Writer and activist Maya Angelou has died at age 86. Angelou was active in the Civil Rights Movement, author of many celebrated poems, and served as poet laureate of the United States. 63 more words

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