Tag: BIPOC stories

The Women Behind the Curtain: Uncovering NASA’s Hidden Figures

Our bonus Movie Magic episode of September is here! Our subject is Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures. BBE explores the inspiring story of the black women behind some of NASA’s greatest achievements, and how they defied the odds in 1950s and 1960s America. But which one will win, book or movie?

Stolen Cells: Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Show Notes for Bonus Episode 2.1 Our very first Movie Magic pick for Season 2 is Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. When Paige first recommended this book for Movie Magic, Jennifer immediately agreed. Jennifer had actually read this book for the first time earlier in 2019, which is perhaps embarrassing since the […]