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Police Believe Missing Black and Latino Girls In Washington, D.C., Are Runaways, Not Victims; Celebrities Push for Them to Be Found on Social Media

A group of missing Black and Latina girls in Washington D.C. has been met with unsatisfactory media coverage. To make matters worse, D.C. police are claiming the teenagers are likely to be runaways, not victims of violent crime. (more…)

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LEGO Launches Women of NASA Minifigures Set

It's one very tiny step for womankind: After the hit "Hidden Figures," which highlights a group of African-American women and their contribution to the U.S. space program, Lego has announced it will sell a Women of NASA set of its Minifigures. (more…)

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‘How to Get Away With Murder’ Actor Billy Brown to Star With Taraji P. Henson In ‘Proud Mary’

Billy Brown, best known for his roles in “How to Get Away With Murder” and “Sons of Anarchy,” will star opposite Taraji P. Henson in the Screen Gems hitman thriller “Proud Mary.” (more…)

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Poll: Moviegoers Would Give Best Picture Oscar to ‘Hidden Figures’

The musical La La Land hits all the right notes for film critics and awards pundits. However, Hidden Figures adds up to a more Oscar-worthy movie for audiences. (more…)

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WATCH: Denzel Washington Delivers Motivational Speech At 2017 NAACP Image Awards

Denzel Washington took home the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Troy Maxon in the August Wilson adapted film Fences. As Washington, already a two-time Academy Award winning actor, continues to rack up awards as he heads to this year’s Oscar ceremony,

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3 Milwaukee Girls Dress Up as ‘Hidden Figures’ Characters for School Project

Hidden Figures has inspired three girls in Milwaukee to dress up as the main characters in the hit movie. (more…)

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‘Hidden Figures’ Director Theodore Melfi says he Whitewashed Some Scenes because He Didn’t Want to Depict All White People as Racist

Director Theodore Melfi says he had to whitewash a couple of scenes in the Oscar-nominated movie Hidden Figures because it’s not fair to depict ALL the white characters and the white establishment as racist, even though history says otherwise. (more…)

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WATCH: Taraji P. Henson Calls For Unity During her Tearful SAG Awards Speech

Sunday evening’s (Jan. 29) Screen Actors Guild Awards were highly political and emotional with every winner shining a light on love, acceptance and understanding. Taraji P. Henson helped usher in waves of love while receiving The Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture” for

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