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Famous Hollywood actress Cicely Tyson dies at 96

Cicely Tyson, the pioneering African-American actress and honorary Oscar winner, died Thursday aged 96, her manager said. Known best for Emmy-winning television movie “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” and her Academy-nominated turn in 1972 film “Sounder,” Tyson’s acting career spanned seven decades and often tackled issues of racism and social justice. She frequently turned


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