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Charles Sumner

Charles Sumner was a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1851-74) who was active before and after the Civil War in the movement to abolish slavery and give equal rights to black …..

John Boyega as Finn in  a poster for the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

John Boyega

John Boyega is the rising young actor who was cast as one of the leads in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. John Boyega was born to Nigerian …..

A color publicity still from the 1971 feature film Summer of '42, starring Jennifer O'Neill.

Jennifer O’Neill

Dark-haired beauty Jennifer O’Neill played the “older woman” in the 1971 movie Summer of ’42 and was a spokeswoman for Cover Girl cosmetics for three decades. Raised in Connecticut and …..

The singer Adele in a publicity photo released in 2015, in conjunction with her album 25.


Adele is the British singer whose 2008 debut album won two Grammy Awards and made her a leading pop singer in the U.K and around the world. Born Adele Adkins …..

Margaret Sanger, the founder of the modern birth control movement, in a 1922 photo from Underwood & Underwood. This photos from the Prints and Photographs Division of the U.S. Library of Congress, ID number LC-USZ62-29808.

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger was a nurse in the poor neighborhoods of New York City when she founded the first birth control clinic in the U.S. in 1916. At the time it …..

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