NYC BIDS A FINAL FAREWELL TO LEGEND, CICELY TYSON

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The world can say their final farewells to the legendary actress, Cicely Tyson at a public viewing today at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem. Tyson was a long time member of the church and will be available to view from 10am to 6pm. COVID-19 protocol will be in place, masks and social distancing will be required. Please be advised that photographs and video will not be permitted.

Tyson was a New York native born on December 19,1924. In the early days of her career, the Harlem native, modeled before becoming the star we knew her as. Tyson was the recipient of 49 awards and has been nominated for numerous other prestigious honors. Tyson most recently released her memoir right before her passing. She was truly a lady of style, grace and talent. 

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Ms. Tyson was 96 years old when she departed on January 28, 2021. Her impact of the culture will forever live on. Sending love and light to the Tyson family and friends.