NASA Opens Building Dedicated To Katherine
Refinery29NASA Opens Building Dedicated To Katherine Johnson, The Hidden Figures HeroRefinery29The story was brought to life by Taraji P. Henson who played Johnson's character, Octavia Spencer who played Dorothy Vaughan and Janelle Monáe who played Mary Jackson. All three real-life women greatly impacted the early stages of the new NASA.Three 'Hidden' Leadership LessonsForbesNASA honors black mathematician Katherine Johnson by naming facility after herPulse HeadlinesBlack Mathematician Johnson who helped America to SpaceNews Agency of Nigeria (press release)all 32 news articles »
Posted on 23 September 2017 | 1:05 pm
How Jemele Hill Reinforced That Black Women
BETHow Jemele Hill Reinforced That Black Women Are Easy TargetsBETI saw this in action with Rekia Boyd while I was still in college and the same thing might have happened to Sandra Bland had it not have been for her own mother, Chicago organizers like BYP100, Assata's Daughters, and celebrities like Janelle Monae.and more »
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 1:05 am
Ayesha Curry Is The Newest CoverGirl Because
BustleAyesha Curry Is The Newest CoverGirl Because The Brand Is All About DiversityBustleShe joins an eclectic lineup of celeb reps from all different backgrounds that includes Katy Perry, Janelle Monáe, Becky G, James Charles, Sofia Vergara, Zendaya, and Nura Afia. Curry is the star of Ayesha's Home Kitchen and penned The Seasoned Life, ...and more »
Posted on 20 September 2017 | 7:18 am
Soundtrack of a local life: Brandon Gilliard
Anderson Independent MailSoundtrack of a local life: Brandon Gilliard making some noise in new filmAnderson Independent MailHe has toured the world alongside Janelle Monae and worked studios with some of the biggest names in show business. And on Dec. 15, audiences will have the chance to hear Gilliard once more when his bass finds its way onto the newest Blue Sky ...
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 11:59 am
Master of None star Lena Waithe makes
EW.comMaster of None star Lena Waithe makes history with Emmys writing winEW.comOlivia Munn, Chance the Rapper, Janelle Monae, Lena Dunham, and Ellen DeGeneres were among the celebrities overjoyed by Waithe and Ansari's win. “So blessed to share a name with [Lena Waithe],” Dunham tweeted. “Your speech was incredible,” ...Lena Waithe's Emmys Acceptance Speech for Master of None Was Incredibly MovingHiTechFactsHow Angela Bassett Pushed Master of None's “Thanksgiving” to the Next LevelVanity Fairall 249 news articles »
Posted on 17 September 2017 | 7:01 pm
Janelle Monae performs at police protest in
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A Grammy nominated artist lent her voice to Portland protesters Monday afternoon. Organizers with Don’t Shoot PDX announced the 1 p.m. protest early Monday morning, complete with a surprise appearance from Janelle Monae. Roughly 200 ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 12:19 pm
Janelle Monae Rallies Alongside Don't Shoot
R&B singer Janelle Monae rallied in Portland Monday in memory of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, last year. She taught several hundred attendees, some associated with local group Don’t Shoot Portland, a ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 1:26 am
Janelle Monae, Jidenna lead rally for
A week ago, they were singing their hit "Yoga" on the Today Show. Monday afternoon, Janelle Monae and others in the Wondaland crew descended on a Portland park, singing tribute to African Americans fatally shot by Portland Police. They sang of Kendra James ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 1:24 am
Live Review: Janelle Monae and Wondaland at
In the '70s, given the vibrancy of their street-level politics and the febrile intensity of their music, some savvy PR flack dubbed the Clash "The Only Band That Matters." Monday night at the Roseland Theater, Janelle Monae closed the Portland stop on her ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Janelle Monáe and Jidenna Played for Free
Globe-topped cane swinging in his left hand, mic gripped in the right, “Classic Man” rapper Jidenna strolled onstage at The Independent on Sunday night. Gazing calmly at the crowd convened to witness the Wondaland SF stop of Janelle Monáe’s Eephus ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm