America’s Katherine Johnson, The Fabulous Mathematician Who Blasted NASA’s Barriers

We don’t call it a tragedy when a renowned person dies after the century mark, especially if that person is brilliant NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson.

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MJ Harlem 9 Hosts Free Screening Of “The Hate U Give” For Students, Youth Orgs (Video)

When The Hate U Give opens for limited release this weekend in New York City, 20th Century Fox and AMC Theatres will offer a free screening for local youth-serving organizations at Magic Johnson Harlem 9Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Hidden Figures”, New Movie With Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer And Janelle Monáe (Video)

hidden-figuresHidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA. Continue Reading →

Join The Creators Of “Hidden Figures” At AOL Build

margot-lee-shetterly-bill-barry%e2%80%8e-stephanie-wilson-and-shelia-nash-stevensIn theaters on January 6, 2017, “Hidden Figures” is a biographical drama depicting the incredible untold story of brilliant African-American women working at NASA… Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Hidden Figures,” By Margot Lee Shetterly

hidden-figures-book1Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Continue Reading →


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