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Cleveland Ohio native Ruby Dee has died at the age of 91.  A family member has confirmed her death which happened on Wednesday June 11,  2014 in New Rochelle, New York.  She won  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.

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