In Case You Missed It: Aretha Franklin Takes the “National Anthem” to Church at Detroit Lions Game

Aretha.  National Anthem.  The Piano.  That Voice.  Game Over.

WATCH: Dave Chapelle’s “SNL” Monologue Astutely Addresses Election of Trump

Official Trailer for “Hidden Figures” Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae Debuts During Olympics

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The trailer for “Hidden Figures”, the Fox 2000 drama starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst and Jim Parsons, directed by Theodore Melfi, with original music from Pharrell Williams, debuted last night on NBC during the women’s gymnastics individual event finals at the Rio Olympics.  In case you missed it – watch it here and mark your calendars – the movie will go into wide release on January 13, 2017.

The film, based on the upcoming book by Margot Lee Shetterly, is the true story of the black female mathematicians who worked at NASA in the 1960s and helped put John Glenn into orbit.  To learn more about the movie and the history, click here.

Chris Rock Joins Season Two of BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood”

 

New Kevin Hart Trailer for Comedy/Documentary “Let Me Explain” (VIDEO)

Due out in July, comedian Kevin Hart’s “Let Me Explain” movie-length exploration of his life on the road and on stage will be released by Summit Entertainment/Lionsgate.  Find out more about Hart and his projects at kevinhartnation.com.

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New Denzel Washington Trailer for Action-Comedy “2 Guns” (VIDEO)

Obama Weekly Address: Helping Protect Our Kids by Reducing Gun Violence (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama’s weekly address to the nation this week focusses on reducing gun violence.  Watch below: