hidden figures

Katherine Johnson, the NASA mathematician whose calculations helped astronauts return to Earth, is being honored at her alma mater West Virginia State University with a bronze statue and a scholarship in her name. The university says a dedication ceremony is planned for Aug. 25, the day before Johnson’s 100th birthday. She was depicted in the box office smash, “Hidden Figures”, […]

The well deserved honors keep coming! On September 22, 2017, NASA honored Katherine Johnson by dedicating a new research building in her name on their campus. The facility is officially named the Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility and it will house the research and development that will support NASA’s future exploration missions. Built on […]

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 […]

The Virginia HBCU's class of 2017 is lucky to be blessed by such brilliance!

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.

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 […]

The 2017 SAG Awards took place on Sunday night and with all the madness happening all over the country, this year's ceremony definitely reflected the tone.

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.

The historical drama, Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae beat out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to win the week’s box office with $22.8 million to Rogue One’s $22.1 million.