Ruby Dee: The Lost Interview

Ruby Dee: The Lost Interview

With grace, beauty and prodigious talent, Ruby Dee – born in Cleveland and reared in Harlem – had, by December 1969, built the sort of résumé that most actresses in Hollywood, regardless of race, could only dream of. Whether it was Broadway...

Ce’Cile: The Lost Interview

Ce’Cile: The Lost Interview

When Ce’Cile Charlton, 35, arrived to Jamaica’s dancehall reggae scene in 2001 with her buzzworthy single “Changez,” she was instantly cast as the genre’s latest bad gyal – a term which has since become her alter ego. Her tune...

YRB Magazine: Benjamin Brafman

YRB Magazine: Benjamin Brafman

Criminal defense attorney Benjamin Brafman, 56, remembers when he became an overnight celebrity. No, it wasn’t when his withering cross-examination of the star witness single-handedly destroyed the case against the client. He’s done...