Alicia Keys + Ruby Dee

Season 3, Episode 2

This episode spans generations as singer Alicia Keys meets actress Ruby Dee, who stroll through Harlem and discover that their childhood homes were only a few blocks apart. Separately, Keys allows cameras to visit her studio for an intimate interview and Dee appears at the Apollo Theater's Spring Benefit.

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Season 3, Episode 2

Alicia Keys + Ruby Dee Introduction

Before the Meeting_x000D_

Alicia Keys and Ruby Dee talk about the importance and impact of self expression.

Love is a Miracle_x000D_

Ruby Dee reminisces about the time she met her husband, the late and great Ossie Davis

Harlem Neighbors

Ruby Dee takes Alicia Keys for a tour of her old stomping grounds.

History Lesson

Alicia Keys addresses a crowd about the importance of the work done by Ruby Dee and her husband Ossie Davis.

What is an Iconoclast?

Alicia Keys explains what it means to be an Iconoclast.

What is an Iconoclast?

Ruby Dee explains what it means to be an Iconoclast.

Alicia Keys


What does it mean to be the proprietor of your destiny? If you're a singer, songwriter, pianist extraordinaire, producer, author, news correspondent, award winner, philanthropist, and actress like Alicia Keys, it's probably perceived as affluence. For Keys, prosperity isn't measured monetarily but through passion, self fulfillment, and life experiences. It's this philosophy that has made the songstress a master of endless promise and impressive achievements. READ MORE 

Ruby Dee


Although born in Cleveland, Ohio, Ms. Dee considers herself a product of Harlem, where she grew up and began her career as a member of the American Negro Theatre. She received her B.A. from Hunter College, and later studied acting with Paul Mann, Lloyd Richards and Morris Carnovsky. READ MORE 


Shiso Sangria

Exotic and delicious, this cocktail offers layers of vibrant flavors that radiate from the authentic orange flavor of GREY GOOSE L’Orange.

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