Announcements broke from normal tradition as the names were announced via live feed broadcasted on the morning news shows such as "Good Morning America." Announcers of color included Gabby Sidibe, Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard.
The historical drama, Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae beat out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to win the week’s box office with $22.8 million to Rogue One’s $22.1 million.
Margot Lee Shetterly talks to HelloBeautiful about the African-American female mathematicians who were behind putting the first man into space.
Monday night's event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.
Octavia Spencer has been cast as God. Spencer says she’s not doing any special prep work for the role. “You don’t prepare for God.” Three…
A little over a week ago, the Oscar nominations created quite the buzz. Many people were up in arms regarding the fact that there wasn’t…
via NewsOne.Com Actress, Octavia Spencer accepted her Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in “The Help” on Sunday. “Oh, thank you,” a tearful Spencer said as many in the audience rose to their feet. Read More
via:eurweb The Help” got the upper hand in the Oscar race on Sunday when the movie won three awards from the Screen Actors Guild, including best cast in a surprise over silent movie romance “The Artist.” “The Help,” which came into the show with a leading four nominations, also earned the best actress award for […]
Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer are racking up all of the major acting awards (including the Sag Awards) leading up to the Oscar ceremonies in February. SEE ALSO: Listen To Destiny’s Child & Beyonce’s Hometown Playlist Listen To The Ultimate Prince & Minneapolis Playlist! In fact, this may be the first year where two black […]
via:eurweb Critically-acclaimed drama “The Help” picked up eight nominations today for the 2012 NAACP Image Awards. The film starring Viola Davis and Golden Globe winner Octavia Spencer will compete for Outstanding Motion Picture against seven-time nominee “Pariah,” Eddie Murphy’s comedy “Tower Heist,” “Jumping The Broom” and “The First Grader.” Read More