Posts Tagged: johnson

Mahersala Ali

Mahershala Ali to Star as Boxer Jack Johnson on HBO Series

Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali will be playing boxing great Jack Johnson in an upcoming limited HBO series. The six-part series titled ‘Unruly’ will be a dream role for Ali who gushed about potentially playing the boxing champion as far back as 2017. “He is somewhat of a tragic figure, but I would love to… Read more »

Kathleen Johson

Hidden Figures Katherine Johnson One of NASA’s Hidden Figures Passes at 101

Katherine Johnson was one of the female mathematicians that calculated the first human spaceflight for NASA.  She was portrayed in the movie ‘Hidden Figures’ by Taraji P Henson,  passed away this morning at the age of 101.  NASA administration Jim Bridenstine said, “She was an American hero and her pioneering legacy will never be forgotten.”  Did you… Read more »