The HistoryMakers Video Oral History Interview with Ruby Dee

Actress Ruby Dee (1924 – 2014) has appeared in over fifty movies, including A Raisin In The Sun (1961), Uptight (1968), Buck And The Preacher (1972), Roots (1978), Do The Right Thing (1989), The Delany Sisters: The First Hundred Years (1999) and American Gangster (2007), which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Day was interviewed by The HistoryMakers® on October 18, 2002, in Chicago, Illinois. This collection is comprised of the original video footage of the interview.