Octavia Spencer

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Octavia Spencer-Led Series on Madam C.J. Walker Coming to Netflix

The beauty mogul built a hair care empire and became the first Black female millionaire. 

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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.

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Black Thespian Excellence Shines at SAG Awards

The “Hidden Figures” cast, Viola Davis, Denzel Washington and Mahershala Ali dominated the film awards. 

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'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.

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'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.

Department of Homeland Security Investigating Leslie Jones Hack

JustLeslie.com was hacked to include personal information and nude photos of the “SNL” star.

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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.

10 Times the Oscars Snubbed Black People

From Ava DuVernay to Forest Whitaker, here are just a few of the Black performers and creators that the Academy told, “Nah, we’ll go with a White person.” 

RECAP: From #ReclaimMLK to #MLKNow, a Day of Action, Service and Remembrance

On the 30th anniversary of the first national celebration of MLK Day, activists and celebs take to the streets and the stage to strengthen Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.

WATCH: Octavia Spencer and Crissle West Depict 'Drunk History' Of Harriet Tubman's Union Spying

The Academy Award-nominated actress portrayed the historic abolitionist, Underground Railroad misison leader, and Union Spy in a suprisingly-hilarious retelling of her Civil War history by comedian Crissle West

Ryan Coogler and Octavia Spencer Talk About Spending Time With Oscar Grant's Family

It’s about more than just the box office.

Viola Davis to Tavis Smiley: 'That Mindset You Have is Destroying Black Artists'

The interview was more of a heated debate but it offered insight in to the minds of both actresses and how they feel about the criticism ‘The Help’ has received.

Pictures of Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer in W's Best Performance Issue

Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer made in to W Magazine’s best performance issue that highlights twenty of “this years brightest stars.”

The Association of Black Women Historians Says 'The Help' is Distorted

According to the historians about the only thing that’s true in the film is that working black women in the South often labored as domestic servants in white homes.