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Decades after his assassination, these memorable quotes from MLK's famous speeches and writings about education, justice, hope, perseverance and freedom still ring true. bit.ly/3A9tjGV
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Both civil rights leaders were born in the 1920s and were sons of politically active preacher fathers, but they didn’t see eye-to-eye, and their encounter was a short one. bit.ly/33kxjZe
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“I expected a flashy New York sports type and instead I met this reserved guy who didn’t make a pass at me right away,” Monroe said of DiMaggio. “He treated me like something special.” bit.ly/3I3uHxz
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"We could either tuck our tails between our legs like dogs or stand up like free men and fight for justice," Frank Emi said of his activism. "Some of us chose the latter. We were going to resist." bit.ly/3tkQUTI
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Though Stewart, who was born on this day in 1945, took some artistic license in the lyrics, inspiration for the tune came from his own experience with an older woman who took his virginity back when he was a teenager. bit.ly/3r30dVG
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"She couldn’t be a better friend to me," Williams said of her friendship with Markle. "Low moments, high moments, she’s always there, and that’s all I want to be to her.” bit.ly/3Gfoxdg
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It was a love triangle straight out of a Hollywood farce: A chart-topping singer divorces his movie actress wife, leaving her to marry one of her best friends, who also happens to be a globally famous movie star. bit.ly/3zHWfpB
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“What I did with my Ziggy Stardust was package a totally credible, plastic rock ‘n’ roll singer — much better than the Monkees could ever fabricate,” Bowie, who was born on this day in 1947, said of his alter ego. bit.ly/3qZo099
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