Blavity Exclusive: Janelle Monae on 'Hidden Figures' and black women as superheroes

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| November 23 2016,

4:40 pm

On her exciting journey as an artist:

On what drew her to Moonlight:

On her passion for both film and music:

On her future journey in film:

On her portrayal of Jackson in Hidden Figures:

On the impact of the film for audiences, including young women of color:

On the message brought by Jackson's character :

Janelle's final thoughts: :

Watch the latest clips, behind the scenes footage and interviews from the film.

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