Friends of Ossie Davis Remember the Actor, Activist

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Actor, writer, and activist Ossie Davis died last Friday. NPR's Ed Gordon pays tribute to Davis and reflects on his impact with Harry Belafonte, Felicia Rashad, Spike Lee, Roscoe Lee Brown and Sidney Poitier.



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