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Janelle Monáe: "Until Every Man Is Fighting for Our Rights, We Should Consider Stopping Having Sex"

Janelle Monáe is always right. When she wears something, it's the right thing to wear. When she makes a song with Erykah Badu, it's the right song to... Read More »

"Hidden Figures" Movie Tops Box Office; Katherine Johnson's MAKERS Story Soars

When "Hidden Figures" came out, MAKERS was thrilled to have one of its own MAKERS depicted in a Hollywood film that uncovered just one of the many wom... Read More »

8 of the Best Films to Watch for Women's History Month

One of the best ways to celebrate Women's History Month is to learn the stories of the women who came before us, through books, films, music, and more... Read More »

MAKERS Nominates You: Discover and Share Some of History's Hidden Figures Just in Time for the Oscars

Do you have an untold story? Share it with us on the MAKERS Stories app, then nominate a friend to do the same. #BEBOLD and tell us, #WhatsYourStory?... Read More »

"Hidden Figures" Wins Outstanding Performance By a Cast at SAG Awards

On Sunday night, Hollywood celebrated Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Taraji P. Henson, and more as "Hidden Figures" took home the SAG Award for outst... Read More »

"Hidden Figures" Is Inspiring Hundreds of Girls to Pursue STEM

After a four-hour event that featured a special presentation of "Hidden Figures," followed by speeches from succe ful women in science-based fields, 1... Read More »

Octavia Spencer Honors Mother By Treating Low-Income Families to "Hidden Figures" Screening On MLK Weekend

"Hidden Figures" star Octavia Spencer generously bought out the Friday 8pm showing of her film at a Baldwin Hills movie theatre in Los Angeles for low... Read More »

With the Help From "Hidden Figures," More Girls Want to Be Like Katherine Johnson

With $22.8 million in ticket sales, the women of "Hidden Figures" were far from being overlooked in box office rankings. The film — which tells the st... Read More »

2017 Golden Globes Nominees and Winners Predictions: These Women All Deserve Best Actress Awards

With the upcoming Golden Globes on Sunday, it's fun to speculate who will be taking home those coveted gold statuettes. See below for some of Glamour... Read More »

Here's What You Need to Know About the Real Women Behind the 'Hidden Figures' Movie

Inspired by a true story, "Hidden Figures" reveals the history of three of the African-American women who calculated the "important mathematical data... Read More »