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As people around the country honor and celebrate Black History Month, some of the stars of FOX's hit show, "Empire," are also reflecting.
Taraji P. Henson, who plays Cookie on the show, and Gabourey Sidibe, who plays Becky, both talked about the legends who have paved the way for them and others.
The actresses said Maya Angelou, Marian Anderson, Ella Fitzgerald, Harriet Tubman, and Hattie McDaniel broke barriers, and helped change the world.
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