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Marilyn and Other Role Models

¬†Over at VibeVixen, an interesting post asks, ‘Why Are Female Rappers Choosing Marilyn Monroe Over Lena Horne?’ Given the recent tributes to MM from Brianna and Nicki Minaj, it’s a fair question – when R&B is (mostly) an African-American field, … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Tragic Sirens

While Marilyn’s untimely death is often described as Hollywood’s last tragedy, there have been many others. Over at Flavorwire, Stephanie Nolasco considers some of their stories, including two friends of Marilyn, Judy Garland and Dorothy Dandridge.  

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