"I’m a Black woman. Half of my family is Black from South Africa and I’m very proud of where I come from," she wrote.
His funeral will be a private ceremony.
The reality TV star was fatally injured in an Atlanta collision on Sunday evening.
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Earl Graves, Sr. championed Black wealth, financial literacy, entrepreneurship and legacy building for over five decades.
DuBois portrayed the bubbly and independent Willona Woods in the popular '70s series.
“Brooklyn was the backdrop for all that Bashar loved," his family said in a statement.
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“I’ve been offline for some weeks now. I’ve had to keep a secret out of respect to my mom,” he said.
The Brooklyn native was only 20 years old.
Dubois died Tuesday in her Glendale, California home. She was 74.
The doctor who signed the death certificate told CNN he always wondered, "What went wrong in that room?"