Cicely Tyson, groundbreaking award-winning actor, dead at 96

Cicely Tyson, groundbreaking award-winning actor, dead at 96

7:24pm, 28th January, 2021
Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife in “Sounder,” a Tony Award in 2013 at age 88 and touched TV viewers’ hearts in “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” has died