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Elvis Mitchell on the Life and Work of Ossie Davis

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Elvis Mitchell on the Life and Work of Ossie Davis

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Elvis Mitchell on the Life and Work of Ossie Davis

Elvis Mitchell on the Life and Work of Ossie Davis

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New York Times film critic Elvis Mitchell talks about the life and career of actor, writer, director and civil rights activist Ossie Davis. A familiar face on stage and screen — as well as the front lines of the fight against racial injustice — Davis died Friday at 87.