'Mighty Woman' Cicely Tyson celebrates Autum at the Schomburg's African Burial Ground commemoration

October 2004
New York Amsterdam News;10/7/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 41, p18
The article reports that actress, activist and humanitarian Cicely Tyson, star of stage, screen and television, is one of the most respected and honored talents in the U.S. film, stage and television history. From her award-winning starring role on stage as Virtue in "The Blacks" to the Emmy-nominated HBO film "A Lesson Before Dying," her esteemed career has continually brought her critical praise, including a Cable Ace Award for "Heat Wave," an Oscar nomination for the role of Rebecca in the feature film" Sounder" and three Emmy Awards.


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