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Little Known Black History Fact: HBCU’s And ‘Hidden Figures’

[ad_1] This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson, center, in a scene from “Hidden Figures.” (Hopper Stone/Twentieth Century Fox via AP) The 2016 motion picture Hidden Figures starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae zeroed in on the lives of three dynamic Black women and their contribution to the Space Race. The real-life hidden figures, Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, are not only linked by their time at NASA, but also the fact all three women attended HBCUs. Johnson, played by Henson in the film, was a math prodigy who graduated...

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Little Known Black History Fact: HBCU’s And ‘Hidden Figures’

[ad_1] This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson, center, in a scene from “Hidden Figures.” (Hopper Stone/Twentieth Century Fox via AP) The 2016 motion picture Hidden Figures starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae zeroed in on the lives of three dynamic Black women and their contribution to the Space Race. The real-life hidden figures, Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, are not only linked by their time at NASA, but also the fact all three women attended HBCUs. Johnson, played by Henson in the film, was a math prodigy who graduated...

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Gabby Douglas | Black America Web

[ad_1] Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas says she is among the group of athletes sexually abused by a former team doctor. Douglas, the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and a three-time gold medalist, wrote in an Instagram post Tuesday that she waited so long to reveal the abuse by Larry Nassar because she was part of a group “conditioned to stay silent.” please hear my heart A post shared by Gabby Douglas (@gabbycvdouglas) on Nov 21, 2017 at 12:16pm PST Douglas included the revelation in an apology for comments made on social media last week that suggested women dress modestly to help prevent abuse....

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Eva Marcille Expecting Baby Number Two

[ad_1] Source: Prince Williams / Getty Model/actress Eva Marcille announced today that she is pregnant, again! The newest ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ peach exclusively told People.com that she and boyfriend Michael Sterling are expecting a baby boy. The ‘America’s Next Top Model’ winner admitted the pregnancy came as a surprise to her. “My body felt super weird. I didn’t know what was going on,” she told the publication. “I went to the doctor and because of my symptoms, he decided to do an ultrasound to see if I had any cysts or tumors or fibroids or things of that nature.” “He did an ultrasound and lo and...

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FCC Threatens Net Neutrality | Black America Web

[ad_1] MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish. Ajit Pai followed through on a pledge to try to repeal “net neutrality” regulations enacted under the Obama administration. The current rules treat internet service providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon as if they were utility companies that provide essential services, like electricity. The rules mandate that they give equal access to all online content...

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FCC Threatens Net Neutrality | Black America Web

[ad_1] MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish. Ajit Pai followed through on a pledge to try to repeal “net neutrality” regulations enacted under the Obama administration. The current rules treat internet service providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon as if they were utility companies that provide essential services, like electricity. The rules mandate that they give equal access to all online content...

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John Legend & Chrissy Tiegen Expecting Baby Two

[ad_1] Source: Jeffrey Mayer / Getty Something must be in the water! Power couple John Legend and Chrissy Tiegen announced that they are expecting baby number two. On Tuesday, Teigen posted an adorable video on Instagram confirming their news. Listen closely, you can hear the 31-year-old ask their 16-month daughter,“ Luna, what’s in here?” Baby girl quickly replied, “BB!” Awww… it's john's! A post shared by chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) on Nov 21, 2017 at 1:15pm PST   Given Teigan’s dry humor, she captioned the post, “it’s john’s!” to which John hilariously quipped back, “Maury will have the final word on this.” HA! A few hours after the announcement, Teigen posted a pic...

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Disney’s John Lasseter takes leave of absence, apologizes for unwanted gestures

[ad_1] John Lasseter, one of the biggest names in animation, is taking a leave of absence from Disney following what he called "missteps." In an internal memo sent to Disney employees obtained by CNN, Lasseter, who is the chief creative officer of Pixar and Disney Animation, said that he recently had "a number of difficult conversations that have been very painful for me." "It's never easy to face your missteps, but it's the only way to learn from them. As a result, I've...

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