Hidden Figures

Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer star in “Hidden Figures,” a largely untold story of African-American mathematicians in the space program.

“For years at [NASA], women often worked in separate rooms from men, and the white women were segregated from the black women, who were known as ‘colored computers.'” This upcoming movie follows the stories of those women.

Katherine Johnson, the woman Ms. Henson is playing, was previously covered on this site.