Tag: film & TV

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

Princess Leia: The Original Feminist Heroine

Before Hermione Granger, Katniss Everdeen, Moana, and even the “Star Wars” current heroine, Rey, there was Princess Leia of the original “Star Wars” trilogy. After the announcement of Carrie Fisher’s death last week, many are left mourning the legacy of the talented and fierce actress.   (Related: Fans Pay Tribute to Carrie Fisher by Buying Up… Read More

Fans Pay Tribute to Carrie Fisher by Buying Up Her Books

Since Carrie Fisher’s death on December 27, 2016, her books have been flying off of bookstore shelves. Online retailers are working hard to manage customer orders and requests while publishers plan to reprint thousands of Fisher’s books. Her most popular titles include “Postcards from the Edge,” “Wishful Drinking,” and “The Princess Diarist.” Fisher’s books made… Read More