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'Hidden Figures' Wins SAG Awards' Top Prize, Taraji P. Henson Calls for Unity in Amazing Speech! (Video)

The cast of Hidden Figures won the top prize of the night at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards and star Taraji P. Henson had the honor of delivering the acceptance speech on behalf of the ensemble.

Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, and the rest of the cast all joined Taraji on stage to accept the award on Sunday (January 29) in Los Angeles.

“This story is of unity,” Taraji said during the speech. “This story is about what happens when we put our differences aside and we come together as a human race. We win. Love wins every time.”

Hidden Figures beat out Captain Fantastic, Fences, Manchester By the Sea, and Moonlight to win the award. The film is also nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars next month!

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Hidden Figures' Taraji P. Henson Thanks Rihanna Before SAG Awards 2017

How amazing is Taraji P. Henson‘s dress at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards?

The event was held at The Shrine Auditorium on Sunday (January 29) in Los Angeles.

The 46-year-old actress was joined by her Hidden Figures co-stars Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae.

Besides taking the stage as presenters tonight, the ladies are nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, and Octavia is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for her work in the historical drama.

Before the show, Taraji took to Instagram to give a special shout-out to Rihanna.

“Ooooooohhhhh HOW I WISH I could wear these all night!!!” she wrote along with the photo below, referring to Rihanna‘s Fenty x Puma slippers. “#TheCalmBeforeThePain #sagawards2017🎬🍾🎉 THANK YOU @badgalriri 💋💋💋.”

FYI: Taraji is wearing a Reem Acra dress with Nirav Modi jewelry, Jimmy Choo shoes, and a Judith Leiber bag. Octavia is wearing a Tadashi Shoji dress, Stuart Weitzman shoes, a Tyler Ellis clutch, and Jacob & Co jewelry. Janelle is wearing Chanel with Stuart Weitzman shoes.

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Kerry Washington, Taraji P. Henson, & Janelle Monae Are Pretty in Black & White for Producers Guild Awards

Kerry Washington shows off her much shorter hair style as she arrives at the 2017 Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night (January 28) at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 39-year-old Scandal actress looked sexy in black lace dress for the event.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kerry Washington

Kerry was joined at the event by Hidden Figures stars Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, and Mahershala Ali along with producer Pharrell Williams.

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is nominated for two Screen Actors Guild awards at tomorrow’s ceremony.

Mahershala is also nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in Moonlight.

FYI: Kerry is wearing a Rodarte dress along with Jimmy Choo shoes and clutch. Janelle is wearing a Carolina Herrera gown, Brian Atwood heels, a Roger Vivier clutch, Nikos choker and ring, and Coomi earrings and rings.

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VIDEO: Celebrities Belt Out 'I Will Survive'

You have to watch this fun video of some big name celebrities singing Gloria Gaynor‘s “I Will Survive” ahead of the 2017 Trump Inauguration.

Some of the stars to participate were Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Amy Adams, Matthew McConaughey, Chris Pine, Andrew Garfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Felicity Jones, Taraji P. Henson, and more, who each sang clips from the song in one big compilation.

“This is going to be interesting,” Andrew said ahead of his big performance of the song. “It may get too real.”

Watch the video of the performances below!

Taraji P. Henson Is So Proud of 'Hidden Figures' Box Office Debut

Taraji P. Henson couldn’t be more excited that her film Hidden Figures debuted number one at the box office over the weekend!

The 46-year-old actress took to her Instagram to share a touching note about how she was feeling after hearing the big news.

“I have been told my entire career ‘Black women can’t open films domestically or internationally.’ Well anything is possible. Most importantly this proves that PEOPLE LIKE GOOD MATERIAL. HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH GENDER OR RACE. Agreed?!” she wrote.

Taraji added, “Thank you to everyone who supported this weekend even during the snow storm (which btw affected some of our biggest demographics). AND WE WERE IN FEWER THEATERS!!! What a proud moment!!!P.S. telling me what I can’t do only makes me focus on proving nay Sayers WRONG!!!”

Congratulations to Taraji and the entire cast of Hidden Figures!

Taraji P. Henson Doesn't Want 'Hidden Figures' To Be Labeled As A 'Black Movie'

The stars of Hidden FiguresTaraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe – take the cover of Parade magazine’s latest January issue, on newsstands now.

In the film, Taraji, Octavia and Janelle star together as three brilliant African-American women who break gender and race lines while serving as the brains behind John Glenn‘s launch into space – but they do not want the film to be labeled as a “black movie.”

“It’s a label — a bad label,” Taraji told the mag. “Black people understand what we say when we say ‘black movie,’ but Hollywood cannot put that label on it. Yes, they are brilliant African-American females, and all of that should be celebrated. No matter what your color is, you should be able to look at these women as heroes. These are our new superheroes.”

Janelle on the movie’s theme of sisterhood: “This movie is important because sisterhood is important. I don’t think these women — Katherine, Mary and Dorothy— would have accomplished such an extraordinary thing if they didn’t have the support of each other.”

For more from the ladies, visit Parade.com!

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'Hidden Figures' Stars Discuss Overall Impact of Film

The stars of Hidden FiguresTaraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe – take the cover of Essence magazine’s February 2017 issue, on newsstands January 13.

Here’s what the three stars of the film had to share with the mag:

Taraji, on the importance of the movie: “When I was growing up, people told me out of their mouths math and science are for boys. I was told that over and over. Like, no one showed me how to fall in love with numbers. If I had a teacher like Mrs. Johnson, who knows, I might be on the moon…”

Janelle, on the sisterhood in the film: “They knew that they were stronger together…I think they would not have achieved the level of success they did had they not had one another…”

Octavia, on the impact of her character: “This woman is the mother of all girls who code – Black, White, Latin, Asian, Indian. It all began with Dorothy Vaughn.”

For more from the women, visit Essence.com.

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