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31 Jul 2018
Award-winning actor, Octavia Spencer is set to play the role of a black self-made millionaire and hair mogul, Madam C.J Walker (real names: Sarah Breedlove). The series will show on Netflix as an eight-episode drama. The series is based on the book On Her Own Ground written by A’Lelia Bundles. The drama will reveal Walker’s journey…
1 Feb 2018
Octavia Spencer has brought her own twist to the ongoing Black Panther wave sweeping through Hollywood. The Academy Award-winning actress said on Instagram that she plans to buy out a movie theatres in Mississippi--where she will be when the movie opens-- to give underserved communities a chance to see the movie. Her caption read, “I will…
24 Jan 2018
In light of the Oscar nominations announcement on Tuesday, Octavia Spencer is blazing a trail for black women around the world by getting her third Oscar nod. She was nominated for her supporting role in Guillermo del Toro’s fantastical romance The Shape of Water, making her the first black actress to get two nominations after an Oscar win. Spencer…
4 Jan 2018
Apple is working on a new series titled Are You Sleeping based on a book by author Kathleen Barber with the same title. The series takes a look at the obsession of people to true crime podcasts and how it affects daily life especially when justice is portrayed as a public display. The series would…

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