Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson’s Family Set Date For Public Viewing

Cicely Tyson's Family Set Date For Public Viewing

Cicely Tyson’s public funeral is scheduled for Monday, February 15th in New York City. Visit for more information It will be held at Abyssinian Baptist Church, 132 Odell Clark Place (formerly 138th St). COVID-19 protocols will be enforced but photography will be prohibited. Advertisement Cicely Tyson passed away last week at the age of […]

Iconic Actress Cicely Tyson Dead at Age 96

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Hollywood icon, Emmy and Tony award-winning actress Cicely Tyson has passed away on Thursday afternoon. She was 96 years old. Visit for more information “I have managed Miss Tyson’s career for over 40 years, and each year was a privilege and blessing,” Tyson’s manager, Larry Thompson, said to Variety in a statement. “Cicely thought […]

Cicely Tyson to Release ‘Just As I Am’ Memoir in 2021

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Cicely Tyson has lived an illustrious life in her 95-years of living. Visit for more information The actress won Emmy Awards for Best Lead Actress in a Drama and Actress of the Year – Special, as well as Best Actress in a Leading Role for her starring role in The Autobiography of Miss Jane […]

Denzel Washington Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at AFI Gala

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Legendary actor Denzel Washington adding another piece of hardware to his extensive trophy collection. He was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the AFI Gala last night (June 6th). Many of the top creatives in the film industry including frequent collaborator Spike Lee, Ava Duvernay, Issa Rae, Jaime Foxx, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, […]

Cicely Tyson is the First African American Actress to Receive Honorary Oscar

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Words by: Rashad Grove Visit for more information The top echelon of the film industry of Hollywood came together to honor several artists for contributions. At 93 years young, legendary actress Cicely Tyson received an Honorary Oscar. She is the first African American to receive the prize. In a career that has spanned over […]

ManKind Celebrates Josephine Baker, Nina Simone, Cicely Tyson and Other Iconic Black Women in “Chocolate Éclair” Video [Watch]


Harlem-based rap duo ManKind is back with the fourth single from their Black History album trilogy. Visit for more information “Chocolate Éclair,” which appears on Black History [1920-1970], is a cool, sexy, Hip-Hop love song that is perfect for Valentine’s Day. ManKind has teamed up with the GIF-based music video generator MVGEN to create […]

Living Legends In Black Entertainment: The Legacy Of Cicely Tyson


As we all know, February is the month where we celebrate Black History by sharing, discussing, and educating each other about our past and present influencers, inventors, and all amazing people in African American culture. There are a plethora of Black living legends in the entertainment business who’ve watched the world (and the entertainment industry) […]