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A Picture Of Janis Joplin, In Shades Of 'Blue'

Michel Martin speaks with documentary filmmaker Amy Berg about her new film, Janis: Little Girl Blue, which chronicles the life and early death of the 1960s counterculture icon.

Stars Yosi Horikawa
Green Chimneys Santi BeBriano

Rosa Parks joins in a march at the South African Embassy in Washington, Dec. 10, 1984, protesting that country's racial policies. She's famous for refusing to give up her seat on a bus in 1955, sparking the Montgomery boycotts — but her activism spanned her entire life. AP hide caption

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No Meekness Here: Meet Rosa Parks, 'Lifelong Freedom Fighter'

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Fade Away Dan the Automator

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Customization Is Key: 'Star Wars: Battlefront' Makes Space For Gamers Of All Stripes

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Disorganized Fun Ronald Jenkees

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When In Pursuit Of Positive Change, Better Drop The 'Why Me'

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Fairy Tale Taku
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