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After the release of her new memoir Just As I Am , Cicely Tyson - actress, model, cultural icon, and national treasure transitioned on January 28th 2021 at the ripe age of 96. Born in Harlem, New York on December 19, 1924, Ms. Tyson’s work, elegance, energy, and legacy reflects a life well-lived and will continue to inspire us all.
Ms. Tyson received numerous awards and acknowledgements including an honorary Academy Award, three Primetime Emmy Awards, four Black Reel Awards, one Screen Actors Guild Award, a Tony Award, and a Peabody Award.
With films and shows spanning from the 1970’s through the 2000’s, Ms. Tyson was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and recently inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 2020.
We honor and salute Ms. Cicely Tyson. Rest Well.