She is hidden no more. Katherine Johnson, the genius mathematician who helped put this nation’s first men into space and was the inspiration behind the 2016 Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures, has died. She was 101. READ ALSO: ‘Hidden Figures’ Author On How The #BlackGirlMagic In The Film Even Inspired The Obamas NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine confirmed […]
The 87-year-old mathematician was among a small group of women who did computing for the U.S. military in the era before electronic systems.
Johnson's doll is just one of many in a limited series honoring badass revolutionary women.
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, they can do anything that white men can do.
Black History Month may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop celebrating our culture’s contributions—and FOX Studios and AMC Theaters apparently agree. They have teamed up to offer free screenings of Hidden Figures across the country to ensure that everyone gets a chance to experience this incredible film. As reported […]
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. Thanks, Obama The 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards started out with a […]
Snagging awards with a double dose of fashion, but was the star insensitive to wear Marc Jacobs to this particular event?