Prayers are in order as it is being reported that NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson whose character was depicted by Taraji P. Henson in the 3 X Oscar nominated film ‘Hidden Figures’ has passed away at the age of 101. Katherine Johnson began working at NASA’s predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics’ in 1953 at […]
Johnson’s doll is just one of many in a limited series honoring badass revolutionary women. In anticipation of International Women’s Day, Mattel announced their latest Inspiring Women Series. It features Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart and the woman whose story inspired the motion picture Hidden Figures, Katherine Johnson. Each doll in the new series comes with additional educational information about the […]
During her opening monologue on Saturday night’s episode of “SNL,” guest host Octavia Spencer cracked jokes about the constant mix-ups surrounding Black films.
Taylor Richardson believes the Oscar-nominated film reminds women, especially Black women, that they can do anything that white men can do.
The Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures” about the untold story of the black women mathematicians who worked at NASA during the space race will screen for free in select U.S. cities in celebration of Black History Month. AMC Theaters and 21st Century Fox said Tuesday that screenings will take place on Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. […]
The NAACP celebrated all of the amazing strides that people of color have made over the past year at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards. If you didn’t get a chance to tune in, check out our rundown of the evening’s top moments. Andra Day Pays Tribute to President Barack Obama! #ImageAwards pic.twitter.com/Q48I1Ft0au — TV […]
Snagging awards with a double dose of fashion, but was the star insensitive to wear Marc Jacobs to this particular event?
We bet a lot of folks in Hollywood and beyond didn’t see this coming. We’re talking about the fact that “Hidden Figures” is now the highest grossing Oscar nominated film of the year. The movie that tells the story of three black women, Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson who helped John Glenn launch into […]
Director Theodore Melfi says he had to whitewash a couple of scenes in the Oscar-nominated movie Hidden Figures because it’s not fair to depict ALL the white characters and the white establishment as racist, even though history says otherwise. When interviewed by Vice, Melfi defended his decision to add a white savior into the story… because every […]
An uplifting drama about African-American mathematicians who aided NASA’s 1960s space race, “Hidden Figures” was the surprise best-ensemble winner Sunday night at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium. With the Oscar front-runner “La La Land” not nominated in the category, most expected a contest between “Moonlight” or “Manchester by the Sea.” “This story is about unity,” said […]
The Golden Globe winner wants for everyone to have an opportunity to see her hit film. Empire star Taraji P. Henson is definitely serious about everyone being able to see her hit film Hidden Figures—so much so that she recently rented out a theater in Chicago for a free screening. “Chicago, this Sunday, see #HiddenFigures on me,” Henson […]
DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga Community College and the NASA Glenn Research Center took 350 students from 14 local schools to see Hidden Figures on Friday. The major motion picture tells the story of Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson — a team of African American women who worked as mathematicians at NASA. […]