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Tiny but Mighty–in Grandma’s Hands

Over the last two months, I experienced three major events, all of which made me…

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NASA

Shooting for the Stars – 10 Inspiring Women of NASA

In honor of the film, which was acclaimed as one of the best films of the year, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite women in NASA, both past and present, including the trio that inspired Hidden Figures.

Christmas 2016 gave us a very special cinematic gift: the film Hidden Figures, based on…

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Get Out

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Proves the Need for Diversity in Hollywood

Diversity is profitable, but when will Hollywood get the picture?

Jordan Peele’s breakout film “Get Out” is just one example of a movie with a…

By Selena Hill

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NASA

‘Hidden Figures’–Don’t Just See the Movie, Read the Book!

Reading this book opens a window into a different time and place

I saw the movie, and it’s great—but reading the book is a much richer experience.…

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Meet This IBM Watson Engineer

Rashida Hodge is the director of Worldwide Client Delivery at IBM Watson

 
If the box office gross revenue for Hidden Figures is any indication, people are interested…

By Samara Lynn

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STEAM

This Current Day Hidden Figure Turns Up STEAM

Today's "Hidden Figures" strive to give black kids the STEAM skills they need to succeed

“Our goal is to create an innovative and creative atmosphere for safe discovery for becoming…

By Samara Lynn

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#BlackSTEMLikeMe

National Society of Black Engineers Launches #BlackSTEMLikeMe

This is what an engineer looks like

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) launched a new campaign, #BlackSTEMLikeMe, an initiative encouraging…

By Samara Lynn

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Screen Actors Guild

3 Screen Actors Guild Awards Speeches That Left Us All Hopeful

Award winners used their platforms to project messages of love and reject messages of intolerance and hate

During the Screen Actors Guild awards ceremony, winners used their platforms to project messages of…

By Kali Wilder

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required reading

Required Reading — What Do Books Say About Us?

A country’s choices may indicate what it values

Last month the website Ideas.Ted.com posted a list of books that students are required to…

By Robin White Goode

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Moonlight

Black LGBTQ Film ‘Moonlight’ Scores 8 Oscar Noms Among Record Year in Diversity

Best film, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay are among the top category nominations

Moonlight, a coming-of-age drama about gay African American man in Miami, has garnered eight Oscar…

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Mars

The First Human Voice on Mars is Black

And he’s also head of NASA

The rover transmitted Charles Bolden’s voice to Earth from Mars—the first time a voice has…

By Samara Lynn

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Hidden Figures

IBM and ‘Hidden Figures’ Celebrate Jeanette Epps’ Foremothers

Diversity in STEM celebrated at CES

The panel focused on the incredible achievements of the three mathematicians as depicted in Hidden…

By Samara Lynn

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diversity

You’ve Got Diversity All Wrong

'Diversity' in corporate hiring practices is missing a major component that could get better results

Learn what it diversity really means and how you can enhance your workplace environment with…

By Maryann Reid

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Jeanette J. Epps First Black Woman To Call NASA International Space Station Home

Epps joins three other black women astronauts to travel in space

Astronaut Jeanette J. Epps is on a mission to space that will make her the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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NASA

‘Hidden Figures’ Reveals the Power of Math

The true story uncovers the truth about African American genius

Unfolding from the 1940s to the 1960s, the story, as Hidden Figures film director Theodore…

By Robin White Goode

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NASA

Black Radio Rallies Around Movie ‘Hidden Figures’

This call to action for Greek-letter organizations to fill theaters while also empowering black youth to pursue STEM careers

Black Radio Solidarity has launched a campaign to fill theaters for the movie HIDDEN FIGURES,…

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New Book Unveils the Hidden Black Women of NASA

'Hidden Human Computers' is the latest story about black women hired to perform complex math calculations on behalf of NASA during the 1940s

The latest chapter in stories that delve into the history of the black women in…

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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