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Friends of Ossie Davis Remember the Actor, Activist

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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Ed Gordon
Hard hitting, intelligent, honest, and no-nonsense describe Ed Gordon's style and approach to reporting that have made the Emmy Award-winning broadcaster one of the most respected journalists in the business today. Known for his informative on-air interaction with newsmakers, from world leaders to celebrities, the name Ed Gordon has become synonymous with the "big" interview.