Hampton University is welcoming a living legend for their 147th Commencement this May. The historically Black university announced that Katherine G. Johnson, the physicist and mathematician who worked for NASA and was an inspiration behind the Oscar nominated “Hidden Figures,” would join them as their commencement speaker this year. The 98-year-old will who lived in […]
Margot Lee Shetterly is about to uncover some more hidden figures as part of a new book deal. We’re so ready for this! We loved watching Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae bring us the story of three Black women who helped us win the Space Race in Hidden Figures. We were astonished […]
Taylor Richardson believes the Oscar-nominated film reminds women, especially Black women, that they can do anything that white men can do.
Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]
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 […]
Celebrities like Taraji P. Henson, Denzel Washington, Viola Davis converged for the 2017 Screen Actor's Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles for a night of television and acting excellence.
Announcements broke from normal tradition as the names were announced via live feed broadcasted on the morning news shows such as "Good Morning America." Announcers of color included Gabby Sidibe, Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard.
It was a great night for some of our faves, who took home top prizes at the 2017 Golden Globes. And the #GoldenGlobes Best Motion Picture – Drama winner is… @moonlightmov! Congratulations! pic.twitter.com/mjKxyYNFco — Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) January 9, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Moonlight Takes Home Top Award In Drama After missing out on a few […]
Margot Lee Shetterly talks to HelloBeautiful about the African-American female mathematicians who were behind putting the first man into space.
Kim Burrell and Pharrell Williams teamed up to create an amazing single for the “Hidden Figures” soundtrack. What resulted was an awesome, motivating and upbeat celebration of both determination within the struggle, and the victory at the end. The new lyric video for the song is full of powerful images from the film, to make […]