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This combination of 2012 and circa 1860-1875 photos shows hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons in New York and abolitionist Harriet Tubman. In 2013, Simmons apologized for posting a parody video of Tubman having sex with her white slave master as someone films it so the abolitionist can bribe her boss. Appearing on his All Def Digital YouTube channel, Simmons said he removed it after a call from the NAACP. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, Library of Congress)

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Rihanna says she has let go of her anger over her beating in 2009 by ex-boyfriend Chris Brown and even is a fan of his music. (Associated Press)

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Russell Simmons (center), co-founder of Def Jam records, participates in a yoga session in collaboration with the "Occupy Wall Street" protests in New York's Zuccotti Park. (Associated Press)

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Russell Simmons received GLAAD's Excellence in Media Award. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this March 7, 2011 file photo, Russell Simmons attends the Jackie Robinson Foundation Awards Gala in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)