History Repeats Itself With The Biopic

Don't miss actor Chad Boseman tonight on 106!

Chad Boseman As Jackie Robinson - Actor Chad Boseman is coming through 106 & Park tonight to discuss his portrayal of the trailblazing athlete, Jackie Robinson in the new movie 42. Boseman plays Jackie who is one of the most important athletes in history, especially to the advancement of Blacks in society.Don't miss a minute of Chad Boseman tonight when he comes through with his 42 co-star Harrison Ford only on 106!(Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Chad Boseman As Jackie Robinson - Actor Chad Boseman is coming through 106 & Park tonight to discuss his portrayal of the trailblazing athlete, Jackie Robinson in the new movie 42. Boseman plays Jackie who is one of the most important athletes in history, especially to the advancement of Blacks in society.Don't miss a minute of Chad Boseman tonight when he comes through with his 42 co-star Harrison Ford only on 106!(Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson - Two years before he broke baseball?s color barrier by joining the Brooklyn Dodgers, Jackie Robinson was a star in the Negro Leagues, playing for the Kansas City Monarchs in 1945. The second baseman was inducted under the Dodgers in 1962. (Photo:  Sporting News via Getty Images)

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Jackie Robinson - Two years before he broke baseball?s color barrier by joining the Brooklyn Dodgers, Jackie Robinson was a star in the Negro Leagues, playing for the Kansas City Monarchs in 1945. The second baseman was inducted under the Dodgers in 1962. (Photo:  Sporting News via Getty Images)

Rob Brown as Ernie Davis

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Ernie Davis - Known as the "Elmira Express," Ernie Davis was forecasted to be one of the best football players to ever enter the league after making quite the name for himself on the Syracuse University football team. He was the first Black man to win the Heisman trophy and was drafted to the Cleveland Browns under his idol Jim Brown. Unfortunately, Davis never played a single game due to lukemia. He died at the age of 23.(Photo:  Diamond Images/Getty Images)

Beyonce as Etta James

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Etta James - Etta James once said,  "My mother always told me, even if a song has been done a thousand times, you can still bring something of your own to it. I'd like to think I did that." Well, Ms. James, you definitely did. With a career and voice that's spanned nearly six decades, the impact and influence of Etta James is still felt today through powerful voices liek Beyonce, Christina Aguilera and more.(Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Take That, Take That! - Versatile actor Derek Luke walked the red carpet in a black suit highlighted by his skinny silver tie.  (Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)

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Take That, Take That! - Versatile actor Derek Luke walked the red carpet in a black suit highlighted by his skinny silver tie. (Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)

Diddy @iamdiddy - Tweet: "Happy Birthday To The Beautiful Aaliyah!" pic.twitter.com/XS7HROgADiddy along with several other celebs, including his girlfriend, Cassie, wished the late great Aaliyah a happy birthday. The singer would have been 34 on January 16. (Photo: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

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Diddy @iamdiddy - Tweet: "Happy Birthday To The Beautiful Aaliyah!" pic.twitter.com/XS7HROgADiddy along with several other celebs, including his girlfriend, Cassie, wished the late great Aaliyah a happy birthday. The singer would have been 34 on January 16. (Photo: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Jamie Foxx - Jamie Foxx took his stance in the current civil rights movement, when he wore a T-shirt featuring Trayvon Martin?s face to the 2013 MTV Music Awards. Foxx backed the Martin family last March demanding justice for their son at the Million Hoodies March in New York City.(Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)

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Jamie Foxx - Jamie Foxx took his stance in the current civil rights movement, when he wore a T-shirt featuring Trayvon Martin?s face to the 2013 MTV Music Awards. Foxx backed the Martin family last March demanding justice for their son at the Million Hoodies March in New York City.(Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)

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Ray Charles - Born in Georgia in 1930, Ray Charles went on to be one of the most influential voice in music. After going blind at the age of seven, Ray Charles learned how to navigate life on his own while honing his vocal and piano skills. His talent spawned hits like "Unchain My Heart," "Hit The Road," the classic "Georgia On My Mind" and fused gospel, blues, country and more into a unique brand of music that will never be forgotten.(Photo: RB/Redferns)