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August 26, 2020

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April 13, 2020

March 17 was the finale for the fourth season of the NBC show, “This Is Us.”  

Set in Pittsburgh, the story follows three seemingly unconnected young adults who share a birthday. “The average human being,” we’re told, “shares his or he...

October 25, 2018

Author and Historian Duchess Harris returns to Black Market Reads, this time to speak with host Lissa Jones to discuss her newest book Race and Policing which will be published in September by Abdo Publishing. Duchess and Lissa discuss the complex history of race, poli...

October 29, 2017

"The Scholarship of Duchess Harris: Inspiration, Communication, and Disputations from Baby Boomers to Gen Alpha (and everyone in between)" was presented by Gina M. Newton of Claremont Graduate University.

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September 12, 2017

Dr. Duchess Harris was recognized for her work at the NASA Johnson Space Center's Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity!

August 16, 2017

Harris shares two treasured moments in her career as a writer for the non-profit organization, African American Registry.

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August 9, 2017

>> Listen to Harris on the Black Market Reads! podcast as she discusses Race and Policing, her new book out from ABDO publishing.

Everyone's daily lives are affected by race and racism in America. Race and Policing examines recent incidents of minorities being mistre...

July 17, 2017

Content courtesy of ABDO Publishing

ABDO (abdopublishing.com), a leading educational publisher, will introduce a new line of titles written by Duchess Harris, JD, PhD, into the market by Spring Season 2018. This line will provide scholarly expertise with a collegiate pe...

August 8, 2016

The Human Computers at NASA project is a student/faculty collaborative project at the Macalester College's American Studies Department that seeks to shed light on the buried stories of African American women with math and science degrees who began working at NACA (now...

August 3, 2016

Dozens of African American women worked for NASA as expert mathematicians from the 1940s to the 1960s and almost no one knows about it. Segregated within NASA facilities in Hampton, Va., well-educated Black women used slide rules and pencils to do the calculations for...

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