Cicley Tyson (277821)
Credit: Bill Moore photo

Oscar Award winning actress and Harlem native Cicely Tyson was among the distinguished women to be recognized at the “Celebrating Today’s Renaissance Woman” reception where she received the Ruby Dee Award for Artist Activism from Hasna Muhammad, daughter of Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis.

The ceremony was presented by Ruby’s Vintage, The New York Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Manhattan Community Board 10.

In this 100th year anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, “Celebrating Today’s Renaissance Woman” honored the legacy of Ruby Dee and recognized the impact of women in arts and culture.