Legendary Hollywood actress, Cicely Tyson, with many decades of acting and impacting Black lives, died yesterday (28th January) at the age of 96. Her death was announced by her manager, Larry Thompson;
“With a heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon. At this time, please allow the family their privacy.”
Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Viola Davis, Tenaya Taylor and many stars have taken to social media to express their sadness and grief.
May her soul rest in perfect peace!