The children’s book “The Witches” by Ronald Dahl was made into a memorable movie featuring Anjelica Houston in 1990. Now it’s getting a makeover on HBO Max with Octavia Spencer, Chris Rock and Anne Hathaway. The description reads: Based on the timeless story, the reimagined Roald Dahl’s The Witches’is flying into your homes, premiering exclusively in the U.S. on HBO Max on October […]
Netflix recently announced an upcoming eight-episode series, on the life of black hair-care pioneer and self-made millionaire Madam C.J. Walker, starring Octavia Spencer. The show is based on the book ‘On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker’, written by Walker’s great-great-granddaughter A’Lelia Bundles and executive produced by Oscar winner Octavia […]
This is real sisterhood. Octavia Spencer recently shared a story about actress Jessica Chastain helping her increase her Hollywood salary. Octavia agreed with Jessica that women were making less than men, but pointed out that women of color made less than white women. Jessica took this information and became determined to get Octavia more money. […]
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 […]
"God is in all of us. It does not matter what color you are or what gender you are, there is God in all of us."
Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]
There have been countless spoofs and parodies of the Trump administration in the last few months, but no one is doing a better job of it than the comedic pros at Saturday Night Live. Whether it’s Alec Baldwin as Trump himself, Kate McKinnon as Kellyanne Conway or the newly unveiled Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer, […]
Announcements broke from normal tradition as the names were announced via live feed broadcasted on the morning news shows such as "Good Morning America." Announcers of color included Gabby Sidibe, Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard.
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.
Black stars and creatives shined bright at the 2017 Golden Globes, and their talent would not be denied.
Check out what your faves were up this week!