Ossie Davis (born Raiford Chatman Davis) 
(December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005)
Emmy and Grammy award winning Humanitarian, Playwright, Activist, Director, Author, Producer, Actor, Poet and “an upright example of Black Manhood”!
Ruby Dee 
(October 27, 1922 - June 12, 2014)
Emmy and Grammy award winning Journalist, Screenwriter, Activist, Playwright, Actor, Poet; widow of Ossie Davis and living proof that “Black don’t Crack”! 

Reblogging in memory of Ossie Davis and now in memory of Ruby Dee, who passed today.

I want a love like Ruby & Ossie #hopelessromantic

Reblogged from weedeeonetime