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‘Hidden Figures’ celebrates black women leadership In taking NASA to the Moon.

I am a sucker for a good movie, specially if the movie is about Black American History, I truly enjoyed Selma, and have seen most political and historical black movies. It's great to see a golden age in Hollywood where black men/women can celebrate their historical achiements just as much as anyone elses. In Hidden Figures director Theodore Melfi tells the story when the US and Russia had their space race, and NASA needed help in reaseach  and found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. I am very…

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My Roots, Cape Verde: Introducing Mayra Andrade

I am starting my first column category on the site, called "My Roots, Cape Verde" where I'll share some of the best findings from my home country Cape Verde. Although I was born in Europe, most of my family comes from my ancestrial home Cape Verde, and this is the place that I truly claim to be from. I was raised to be proud of Cape Verde it's excellent culture, food and specially the amazing quality and music output. It's incredible how a country so tiny can output so much music, and manage to affect so many people. The biggest star to come out of…

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