Davis at the New York City premiere of the Spike Lee film She Hate Me, 2004
|Born||Raiford Chatman Davis
December 18, 1917
Cogdell, Clinch County, Georgia, U.S.
|Died||February 4, 2005
Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, director, poet, playwright, author, activist|
|Spouse(s)||Ruby Dee (1948â€“2005; his death.)|
|Children||3, including Guy Davis|
I find, in being black, a thing of beauty: a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness.
Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more.
Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change – it can not only move us, it makes us move.
College ain't so much where you been as how you talk when you get back.