I learned about the documentary Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII from being on Twitter at the right moment to catch a tweet in a conversation about Black History Month from my BlogHer friend Kim Pearson.Continue Reading: Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII
I loved Hidden Figures. Maybe a man could watch this film and not love it, but there is no way a woman could watch Hidden Figures and not love it. It was the most emotionally satisfying film I’ve seen in a long time. Continue Reading: Review: Hidden Figures
Hidden Figures is based on a true story about a team of African-American women who provided NASA with important mathematical data to launch America’s first successful space missions. Continue Reading: Watch This: Trailer for Hidden Figures – Updated
Hidden Figures doesn’t release until January 2017, but I’m already excited about the cast and the people they are playing. Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe, and Octavia Spencer star as three mathematicians working at NASA.
The film is based on the true story of a group of female African Americans working at NASA told in the upcoming book Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly. Continue Reading: I’m Excited About the Cast of Hidden Figures