Award winning African American actress Cicely Tyson has passed away at the age of 96, just after adding author to one of her amazing titles in entertainment.
Just As I Am was the anticipated memoir of Cicely Tyson that was released on January 26th, just two days before her death.
She has played some of the most iconic roles in African American film history such as Harriet Tubman in A Woman Called Moses, Roots, Sounder and The Women of Brewster’s Place just to name a small number of her roles.
She will be remembered as a great pioneer in African American history and film. May she rest in peace.