Tag: black america

Octavia Spencer Condemns Racists Who Doubt Hidden Figures

Oscar winning actress Octavia Spencer has recently given herself a new starring role. That is the role of defending the honor of the women portrayed in the movie “Hidden Figures.” Katherine Johnson, played by Taraji Henson; Mary Jackson played by Janelle Monae; and Dorothy Vaughn, played by Spencer, were three highly intelligent black women mathematicians… Read More

Susan Sontag’s Question “What’s Happening in America?” Still Relevant

More than 50 years ago, critical essayist Susan Sontag penned this question to a country wrought with issues in need of attention. Today, her question persists in relevance as we face a new presidential administration, yet continue to face problems centuries old. Sontag pointed to the problems of racism, sexism, and the need to dominate… Read More