West Virginia State University Honors Katherine Johnson With Statue, Scholarship
The mathemetician’s alma mater plans to endow the scholarship with $100,000 to support students seeking degrees in STEM.
Nat Geo Developing 'Hidden Figures' Scripted Series
The series draws from the Oscar-nominated movie about the Black women whose mathematical expertise made some of NASA’s earliest missions possible.
These Performers of Color Cleaned Up at The First MTV Movie & TV Awards
Several of your favorite stars took home golden popcorn statues.
'Hidden Figures' Author to Introduce Readers to Unsung Black Families In Baltimore
Margot Lee Shetterly’s next book will focus on the Adamses and Murphys, two influential Black families in mid-20th century Baltimore.
Cheryl Boone Isaacs at SxSW: Hollywood Diversity Depends on 'Hiring, Mentoring, Promoting'
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president discussed post-#OscarsSoWhite inclusion efforts in a conversation with “Hidden Figures” screenwriter Allison Schroeder at South by Southwest.
Octavia Spencer on Hollywood Diversity: 'The Tide Has Changed, But We Still Have a Ways to Go'
In a new Deadline interview, the actress discusses her “Hidden Figures” performance and actors of color’s increased representation in this year’s Oscar nominee pool.
Black Thespian Excellence Shines at SAG Awards
The “Hidden Figures” cast, Viola Davis, Denzel Washington and Mahershala Ali dominated the film awards.
'Moonlight,' 'Fences' and Actors of Color Make Oscar History
Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali and four others round out the most diverse Academy Awards acting nominee pool ever.
'Hidden Fences' Isn't Real, but These Hilarious #GoldenGlobeErrors Tweets Are
The hashtag came in response to red carpet interviewer Jenna Bush Hager and award presenter Michael Keaton conflating the names of two predominantly Black movies, ”Hidden Figures” and “Fences,” during the Golden Globes broadcast.
Black Women Dominate SAG Awards' Best Supporting Actress Nominations
It’s the first time since 2008 that women of color are a majority in that group.
WATCH: 'Hidden Figures' Trailer Reveals NASA #BlackGirlMagic That Launched Man Into Space
Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe portray three of the Black female mathematicians and scientists who helped the USA catch up in the space race.