Watch the Livestream of Ruby Dee's Memorial Service

Watch the Livestream of Ruby Dee's Memorial Service

The memorial service for late iconic actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will be livestreamed on BET.com on Saturday, Sept. 20.

Published September 20, 2014

BET.com will livestream the memorial service for iconic actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Riverside Church in New York City. Dee died on June 11 at the age of 91. 

"Ruby Dee was an exceptional leading woman, on-screen and off, and we will remember her life and legacy of inner beauty that radiated strength, courage and grace – which will continue to inspire us all," said Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO of BET Networks. 

Singers Alicia Keys and Audra McDonald will perform during the service, the Associated Press reports. Former Mayor David Dinkins and Sonia Sanchez are scheduled to speak and Harry Belafonte will deliver the eulogy at the ceremony.

Tune in on Saturday at 11A/10C on BET.com to watch the memorial service.

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(Photo: Mark Mainz/Getty Images for NAACP)

Written by Natelege Whaley

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