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Throwback (2010) - Celebrities Recreate Iconic Covers for Ebony Magazine’s 65th Anniversary

To celebrate its 65th anniversary issue and icons of the past and present, EBONY magazine asked their favorite entertainers to pose in modern-day recreations of those covers for a one-of-a-kind look back at the past.

Featuring: Regina King (as Eartha Kitt), Mary J. Blige (as Diana Ross), Nia Long (as Dorothy Dandridge), John Legend (as Duke Ellington), Lamman Rucker (as Richard Roundtree), Taraji P. Henson (as Diahann Carroll), Blair Underwood (as Sidney Poitier), Jurnee Smollett (as Lena Horne), Usher Raymond (as Sammy Davis, Jr.), and Samuel L. Jackson (as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), among others.

For inspiration reasons, here’s a list of actresses over 40 who can probably still kick our asses:

Kelly Hu (Age: 48)

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Linda Hamilton (Age: 60)

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Charlize Theron (Age: 41)

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Gina Torres ( Age: 47)

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Ming-Na Wen (Age: 52)

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Kate Beckinsale (Age: 43)

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Gwyneth Paltrow (Age: 44)

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Milla Jovovich (Age: 41)

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Jada Pinkett Smith (Age: 45)

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Michelle Yeoh (Age: 54)

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Lucy Lawless (Age: 48)

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Regina King (Age: 45)

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Lucy Liu (Age: 47)

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Helen Mirren (Age: 71)

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