The pair made several contributions to the Civil Rights Movements. Associate Produced three seasons of “With Ossie & Ruby” on PBS. Their parents were well-known civil rights activists, they wrote an autobiography in which they discussed their political activism and their open marriage. She works in Paterson, NJ and specializes in Family Medicine. Dr. Muhammad has been a member of the Teachers College Alumni Council, and she is the chair person of the Greater Hudson Valley Advisory Council of Today’s Student’s, Tomorrow’s Teachers, a non-profit organization dedicated to “growing” a diverse teaching and educational administration force. Nora is a consulting producer, she is the President & CEO of Dee Davis Enterprises and Emmalyn II Productions Inc. Emmy Award winner and Executive Producer for Grammy Award winning audiobook “With Ossie and Ruby: In this Life Together”. To apply use the link: Ossie Davis Scholarship. Required fields are marked *. From L-R: Tanya Selvaratnam, Stacy Lynch, Gina Belafonte, Dr. Hasna Muhammad, Dominique Sharpton, Suzanne Kay, Keisha Sutton-James. Tim Norman Pleads Not Guilty In Murder-For-Hire Case, Requests To Be Released To Stay With Miss Robbie, Ice Cube Confirms Working With Trump Administration, Twitter Blasts The Rap Icon, Miss Robbie Breaks Silence After Son Tim Norman Arrested in Murder Plot, Tamar Braxton Defends Ex David Adefeso; He Responds To Toni’s Public Blasting, Iyanla Vanzant Confirms End of ‘Fix My Life’ Series on OWN, Atlanta Police Make Arrest in Actor’s Shooting Death. The purpose of the scholarship is to not only help students “get in and to get through school,” but to help them “really contribute to society in a way that’s going to counter a lot of the things that are going on today,” said Dr. Muhammad. Read More About: BREAKING NEWS, MOVIES, TV, Your email address will not be published. Since the scholarship was introduced in 2007, over $50,000 has been awarded to students. Dr. Muhammad is actively engaged in organization and leadership initiatives, curriculum and instruction, and professional development for teachers and administrators. We are saddened to hear the news of their iconic mother’s death. They also have one brother, world renowned blues artist and musician Guy Davis.eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'dailyentertainmentnews_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_1',108,'0','0'])); Their mom was previously married to Frankie Dee Brown, a midget, on August 31, 1941 in the Mother Zion AME Church by Reverend Benjamin Robeson. Name Meaning- Hasna Muhammad Davis Ossie Davis is a legendary actor and civil activist who married his co-star and Grammy winner, Ruby Dee, in 1948. Copyright © 2020 Interactive One, LLC. She currently lives in Putnam County with her husband. Besides working for society, Ruby and Ossie welcomed three beautiful children who kept their parents’ legacy. The couple have three adult children, including son Muta Ali Muhammad who is a director/film maker based in Atlanta. June 12, 2014 by L.A Girl Leave a Comment. “When the suffrage parade announcement happened, they came forward. The Davis family’s children are all accomplished outside of their parent’s celebrity. All Rights Reserved. You can also subscribe without commenting. She is survived by three children: Nora, Hasna and Guy, and seven grandchildren. Dr. Hasna Muhammad, daughter of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, discussed the Ossie Davis scholarship fund with the TJMS. Thank you for subscribing! Big Families: Black Celebs With 4 Or More Kids! The Speaker Series focuses on the humorous, poignant, and inspirational stories of our parents and grandparents, which are bridges to the past and a beacon for the future. Dr. Kazmouz graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine in 1989. Dr. Hasna Muhammad has also been the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources in the Poughkeepsie City School District. Their father died at age 87 in early 2005. READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. “The founders of Delta Sigma Theta were activists before that term was popular,” said Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd, an engineer, prominent STEM education advocate and a past president of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority. Your email address will not be published. The scholarship is awarded to HBCU students based on their commitment to service and activism to address the concerns of humanity. Wali Abdul Muhammad Photos Photos - (L-R) Special Guests Dr. Hasna Muhammad and Wali Abdul Muhammad attend The 30th Anniversary Screening of "When Harry Met Sally" Opening Night at … And we mingle memories of our parents while lifting the curtain on our own lives. Dr. Hasna married gifted and professional musician and attorney, Abdul Wali Muhammad who grew up in the Davis’ hometown of New Rochelle, NY. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM. She gives workshops on multicultural literacy, diversity management, educational renewal, as well as writing. Their parents were well-known civil rights activists, they wrote an autobiography in which they discussed their political activism and their open marriage. Dr. Muhammad received her B.A. To engage DAUGHTERS OF THE MOVEMENT on panels, lecture series, festivals, and other media events in the U.S. and internationally and for more information, please contact While Dr. Hasna (nee LaVerne) Davis Muhammad is an seasoned district school administrator, author and public speaker. Hasna Muhammad, daughter of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee Ilyasah Shabazz , daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Dominique Sharpton , daughter of Reverend Al Sharpton