Octavia Spencer

Happy Birthday to Octavia Spencer!  The Montgomery, AL native won an Academy Award for her portrayal of Minny, the maid in The Help. Most recently starred in the critically acclaimed drama, Hidden Figures. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Auburn University in Liberal Arts. And though raised in a big family with six siblings, she has […]

Margot Lee Shetterly is about to uncover some more hidden figures as part of a new book deal. We’re so ready for this! We loved watching Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae bring us the story of three Black women who helped us win the Space Race in Hidden Figures. We were astonished […]

Octavia Spencer shares her views on faith and her latest file “The Shack”, which debuts in theatres today! Based on the New York Times best-selling novel with over 22 million copies in print worldwide, The Shack takes us on a father’s life-transforming journey that will show him the ultimate truth about love, loss and forgiveness.

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 […]

Follow Majic 102.3 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 […]

The historical drama, Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae beat out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to win the week’s box office with $22.8 million to Rogue One’s $22.1 million.

We love a good biopic and two talented actresses plan to star in films that will have a lot of people talking.

Check out the trailer and be sure to catch the movie this winter to see the story of these three amazing Black women.

Monday night's event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.

Inspired by the recent protests against racism at the University of Missouri, scores of students at Ithaca College in New York decided to stage a walkout Wednesday demanding that the institution’s president, Tom Rochon, step down.

You haven’t heard the true story of Harriet Tubman until you’ve watched Comedy Central’s Drunk History segment with Crissle West and Octavia Spencer. Curated by comedian Derek…