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Hidden Figures Director Fictionalized A Scene To Create A White Hero Moment

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Hidden Figures, Oscar Nominee for Best Picture, has dominated the box office since it hit theaters. The second largest domestic grosser for Fox behind Deadpool, starring Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae has brought in a whopping $104 million to date. The film...

#BlackWomenRock on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Cover

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Janelle Monae, Lupita Nyong’o, Ruth Negga and Aja Naomi King are just a couple of the actresses featured on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood issue cover and they look absolutely amazing! With the women in hues of gold and pink, the shoot was shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz,...

Taraji P Henson Doesn’t Want Hidden Figures To Be Labeled A ‘Black’ Movie

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Hidden Figures stars Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae cover Parade Magazine’s January issue. The powerful three star together as three brilliant African-American women who break gender and race lines while serving as the brains behind John Glenn‘s launch into space – but...

#SayHerName: Janelle Monáe’s Cousin Killed in Kansas City Drive-By Shooting

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“Gun violence has struck home. My beautiful 1st cousin was murdered. She was a mother of 3. Loved by her community. #NatashaHays #sayhername” — Janelle Monáe Janelle Monáe wants gun violence after her cousin, a mother-of-three, was killed in a Kansas drive-by shooting. Natasha Hays and...

Beyoncé, Rihanna, Janelle Monae And More: “23 Ways You Could Be Killed If Black In America”

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Beyoncé, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae and more have come together to make a powerful statement about what it means to be black in America. The video “23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black In America” highlights the innocuous, every day actions...

Janelle Monae Is Headed To The Big Screen In A Movie About The Woman Behind The Space Program

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One of our favorite brown girl wonders Janelle Monae, has landed a role opposite Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spenfer in Hidden Figures, a film about the African American women who helped launch America into space. The movies hits theaters in January of 2017 on...