Octavia Spencer

While The Academy Awards of recent years have noticeably been lacking in melanin, but the 89th Annual Academy Awards sought to correct #OscarsSoWhite in one night. It’s hard to argue that it was one of the Blackest Oscars in recent memory, if not ever. Just before the red carpet got underway, the night began on social media […]

Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]

The NAACP celebrated all of the amazing strides that people of color have made over the past year at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards. If you didn’t get a chance to tune in, check out our rundown of the evening’s top moments. Andra Day Pays Tribute to President Barack Obama! #ImageAwards pic.twitter.com/Q48I1Ft0au — TV […]

Follow KYS On Twitter: Last year the big talk that surrounded the Oscars was the lack of nominations for Black actors and movies but this year it’s all about #BlackOscarMagic. In an historic nomination field, for the first time ever a single acting category was featured 3 black nominees. Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures) Viola Davis (Fences) […]

The Golden Globe winner wants for everyone to have an opportunity to see her hit film.

It was a great night for some of our faves, who took home top prizes at the 2017 Golden Globes. And the #GoldenGlobes Best Motion Picture – Drama winner is… @moonlightmov! Congratulations! pic.twitter.com/mjKxyYNFco — Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) January 9, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Moonlight Takes Home Top Award In Drama After missing out on a few […]

Janelle Monae broke down her role in the highly anticipated film, “Hidden Figures,” which also stars Octavia Spencer and Taraji P. Henson. She explains that the movie deals with the stories of three black women, who were responsible for the brilliant mathematical work behind NASA’s first successful space launch. Plus, Janelle also opens up about […]