Cicely Tyson’s family have announced that the late actress will have an official public screening from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, February 15 in New York City.
Tyson will rest at the Abyssinian Baptist Church, 132 Odell Clark Place (formerly 138th St).
Covid-19 protocols will be in place for this visit. Masks and social distancing are mandatory and no photography will be allowed.
Tyson died on January 28 at the age of 96. She won an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife in Sounder, won several Emmys including two for The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and won a Tony Award for The trip to Bountiful.
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