profeminist:   “❤   these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer dressed as their characters in Fox 2000’s “Hidden Figures”!  In the film, which will tell the true story of the African American women mathematicians who were behind one of NASA’s first successful space missions, Henson stars as Katherine Johnson, Monáe as Mary Jackson, and Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan.  We can’t wait for this trailblazing trio to hit the big screen next January!” As seen on the Because of…

profeminist: “❤ these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer dressed as their characters in Fox 2000’s “Hidden Figures”! In the film, which will tell the true story of the African American women mathematicians who were behind one of NASA’s first successful space missions, Henson stars as Katherine Johnson, Monáe as Mary Jackson, and Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan. We can’t wait for this trailblazing trio to hit the big screen next January!” As seen on the Because of…

LOUISE BEAVERS (1902 - 1962) an African-American film and television actress. Beavers appeared in dozens of films from the 1920s to the 1930s, most often in the role of a maid, servant, or slave. Wikipedia

LOUISE BEAVERS (1902 - 1962) an African-American film and television actress. Beavers appeared in dozens of films from the 1920s to the 1930s, most often in the role of a maid, servant, or slave. Wikipedia

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot

eternallybeautifullyblack: “ The African-American Suffragists History Forgot by Lynn Yaeger [T]hough we may have vague notions of the American women who fought so heroically for the ballot on this side of the Atlantic, they are, in our minds, in our.

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Nina Mae McKinney: known as the black "Greta Garbo" she was one of the first African American actresses in the U.S. and one of the first black actresses to appear in British television

Nina Mae McKinney: known as the black "Greta Garbo" she was one of the first African American actresses in the U.S. and one of the first black actresses to appear in British television

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Before Kathryn Johnson became a Physicist & Mathematician responsible for putting men on the moon, she was a teacher and Stay At Home Mom. Later, she applied to NASA to calculate trajectories for space flights.

Women in math and science

Before Kathryn Johnson became a Physicist & Mathematician responsible for putting men on the moon, she was a teacher and Stay At Home Mom. Later, she applied to NASA to calculate trajectories for space flights.

Sean Connery and Trina Parks. She was the first African American Bond girl, This was controversial in some countries at the time and not allowed to air. She was even cut out of the scenes or replaced.

Sean Connery and Trina Parks. She was the first African American Bond girl, This was controversial in some countries at the time and not allowed to air. She was even cut out of the scenes or replaced.

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

Bonecas de Papel: African American Movie Stars

A stunning list of books that every African American should read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

A stunning list of books that every African American should read

Studio 8 Options African-American Superpowers Comic ‘Black’ For Big Screen

Studio 8 Options African-American Superpowers Comic ‘Black’ For Big Screen

Juanita Moore (Oct. 19, 1914 – Jan. 1, 2014) was an American film, TV, & stage actress. She was the fifth African American to be nominated for an Academy Award in any category, and the third in the Supporting Actress category at a time when only a single African American had won an Oscar. Moore's portrayal of the broken-hearted housekeeper Annie Johnson whose daughter passes for white in Imitation of Life (1959) won her the nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Juanita Moore (Oct. 19, 1914 – Jan. 1, 2014) was an American film, TV, & stage actress. She was the fifth African American to be nominated for an Academy Award in any category, and the third in the Supporting Actress category at a time when only a single African American had won an Oscar. Moore's portrayal of the broken-hearted housekeeper Annie Johnson whose daughter passes for white in Imitation of Life (1959) won her the nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

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