Vee, Cel and AJ have on a special guest filling in for Kess. Lara is an advocate for African Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, using her online platform Levers In Heels.
For What’s Popping, AJ brings up Viola Davis’ big win at the Oscars (1.48) and the whole Moonlight-La La Land mix up saga. Lara thinks Viola’s speech to cast members was more emotional than to her hubby! ooh?! (2.20). AJ is mad at the aftermath of the Oscars blunder — Moonlight having to share the spotlight with La La Land on news, headlines, etc. (4.15) Can’t Black people ever win?! Vee doesn’t understand why Warren Beatty didn’t get as much backlash for the Oscars as Steve Harvey did for Miss Universe 2015 (5.09) Could it be a race issue? Cel highlights the academic achievement of Dr. Ellen Boakye, who swept 10! awards from the University of Ghana Medical School (5.45), and the efforts of Dr. Ayorkor Korsah who was featured on the cover of Forbes Woman Africa talking about Robotics and