Tag: Underground

Author of HIDDEN FIGURES Margot Lee Shetterly and Underground’s Aldis Hodge Talk the Book, Movie & Writing Black Truth into the Narrative

I haven’t read Hidden Figures yet, but of course, I must. We all must. Author Margot Lee Shetterly has, as she states when she speaks in the interview below about it being our “responsibility to tell these stories and to bring them to the larger audience”, brought to life the story of three African American […]

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WGN Underground’s Role of Harriet Tubman Is Chosen In Actress Aisha Hinds!

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Raise your hand high if you got hooked on WGN’s Underground for the very first season?  I sure did, and now it looks like the second season of Underground which is due to hit in 2017 is going to be even fiercer than the first. Turns out the second season news for Underground is that […]

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Why UNDERGROUND’S Adina Porter’s Answer To CULTURAL APPROPRIATION Kills It

Posted on by Mirika C

“But as a community, we can take something, and it can be nothing, and make it amazing and the rest of the world wants it. And it’s been happening that way for years.”— Adina Porter of Underground Plump Lips Bigger Butt Nice Braids Big Hair Awesome Music Born to Dance Top Notch Vocals Strong Minds […]

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