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New Film Explores Couple's Relationship, Activism
For more than 50 years, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee wowed audiences on the silver screen and fervently railed against institutional racism in the academy and other facets of American society while maintaining a healthy marriage and taking care of a growing family.
On June 18, 1971, actor and activist Ossie Davis gave the keynote address at the first fundraiser for the Congressional Black Caucus. His remarks were titled "It's Not the Man, It's the Plan."