Posts Tagged: hidden figures

Taraji P. Henson Takes On The KKK In New Role!

Taraji P. Henson is already generating Oscar buzz over her new role in the movie “The Best Of Enemies.” The Empire star plays civil rights activist Ann Atwater who who in 1971 attempts to desegregate schools in Durham, North Carolina, after her daughter’s all-black elementary school burns down. “The Best Of Enemies” which is based… Read more »

Happy Birthday ‘Hidden Figures’ Katherine Johnson

Physicist and mathematician Katherine Johnson is celebrating her 99th today. She is the inspiration behind the blockbuster movie ‘Hidden Figures’.  Mrs. Johnson calculated the trajectories, launch windows, and emergency back-up return paths for space flights at NASA. She conducted technical work at NASA for decades, including the missions of John Glen and Alan Shepard and… Read more »

Octavia Spencer’s Next Role: God!

Octavia Spencer continues to do big things, fresh off of her Oscar nominated performance in “Hidden Figures”, her next role is pretty epic as she portrays…God! Spencer who already won an Oscar for her role in “The Help” plays God in the film version of the very popular book “The Shack”, and like all of… Read more »

Taraji P. Henson’s Amazing SAG Awards Speech!

Last night was a huge night for “Hidden Figures” as the film took home a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. The entire cast including Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae were all on stage as Henson made a very emotional and powerful acceptance… Read more »

Kim Burrell Addresses “Anti-Gay” Sermon

Kim Burrell is finally speaking out about the sermon that she preached that many people have called an attack on the LGBT community, and she’s not backing down! “I never said ‘LGBT’ in the sermon. I said ‘S-I-N,’” Burrell, explained of the controversial remarks she recently made at her Houston church. “I know that people… Read more »

Hidden Figures Soars At Box Office

Hidden Figures launched like a rocket (pun intended) at the box office with a limited release on Christmas Day. This is one story on the big screen that is one to watch heading into 2017.  To all the mom’s that would like to enjoy a movie with the kids, this is it!  Taraji P. Henson,… Read more »