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Black Women Changed The World Featurette: Hidden Figures!

DF-05465 - HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world.  The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. Photo Credit: Hopper Stone.
HIDDEN FIGURES (Photo Credit: Hopper Stone.)

Brilliant female African American mathematicians helped launch John Glenn into orbit.

Hidden Figures is their story. Check out the featurette after the break. Hidden Figures stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monaé. It launches on January 13th, 2017.

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Maya Rudolph Returns to NBC for Variety Special!

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Maya Rudolph, who is certainly one of the funniest women on the planet, is returning to NBC with The Maya Rudolph Show – a classic variety show-type special. Her guests will include: Andy Samberg (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), Kristen Bell (“Veronica Mars”), Fred Armisen (“Portlandia,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers”), Chris Parnell (“Archer”), Craig Robinson (“Mr. Robinson”) and Sean Hayes (“Hollywood Game Night”). Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Janelle Monae will be the musical guest. R&B artist/producer Raphael Saadig will be the show’s bandleader.

The Maya Rudolph Show will air Monday, May 19th (10/9C). For more, check out the press release following the jump.

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