The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Ruby Dee has won acclaim both for her acting and for her dedication to civil rights. In her book and one-woman show, both titled "My One Good Nerve," she relates anecdotes from her career on stage and screen, and from her personal life and long marriage to fellow actor Ossie Davis.
- Ruby Dee author, actress, and civil rights activist
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