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‘Hidden Figures’ Curriculum Inspires Students To Strive For “Academic Excellence”

The Theodore Melfi-directed movie sparked Journeys In Film to create a curriculum based on the reel's most teachable moments.

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Octavia Spencer Praises Public School Teachers For Helping Her Embrace Her Dyslexia

"[It] doesn’t really mean that you’re not intelligent, it just means that your brain functions differently."

Movies & TV

Octavia Spencer Forgives NBC’s Jenna Bush Hager For “Hidden Fences” Snafu

The NBC News correspondent delivered a tearful apology for merging the critically acclaimed films Fences and Hidden Figures together during the Golden Globes.

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‘Hidden Figures’ Lands Atop Box Office With $22.8 Million In Ticket Sales

A historic, non-fictional story just found another place in the record books.

Movies & TV

Pharrell Williams Joins ‘The Breakfast Club’ To Discuss “Hidden Figures”

Pharrell Williams stopped by The Breakfast Club Monday (Dec. 12) to discuss his new film "Hidden Figures." Hitting theaters Christmas Day, this film recounts the story of…

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After Wowing Critics In ‘The Help,’ Octavia Spencer Says ’90 Percent’ Of Roles Offered Were Maids

“The archetypes that they really want to see — a woman of zaftig stature and a cute, little Cheshire cat grin — is the nurturer…

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I Met God, She’s Black: Faith-Based Film Combats Traditional Depiction Of The Ultimate Deity

Canadian author, William P. Young's original novel inspires the embodiment of God as a black woman in anticipated faith-based movie, The Shack.

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Pharrell Keeps It Short And Sweet On Funky New ‘Hidden Figures’ Track “Crave”

When is it not a good time for some new Pharrell?

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Taraji P. Henson Makes History In First Trailer For ‘Hidden Figures’

The film is set to be released on January 13, 2017

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Janelle Monáe & Taraji P. Henson To Star In Film About Black Women In NASA

The film, scheduled for release in 2017, also stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner.

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Octavia Spencer to Star in ‘Black or White’ [Trailer]

After dominating the small screen with Red Band Society, Octavia Spencer is heading back to the big screen for Black or White. Relativity Studios released the…

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20 Celebrities Who Own Their Curves

As a woman, body image is everything--it's our personal perception of how we view our own selves. Yet, from an early age females have…

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Must See: James Brown Biopic [Trailer]

The spirit of James Brown will be resurrected for his big screen biopic, Get on Up, hitting theaters this summer. The movie will give fans a comprehensive…

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Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis and More Shine in Official ‘Get On Up’ Trailer

We imagine filling the fictional shoes of the late James Brown is quite the challenge, but Chadwick Boseman makes it look like a…
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