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August 26, 2020

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August 22, 2016

The Hidden Figures trailer is out, which tells the story of the African-American mathematician Katherine Johnson and her two colleagues, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, who helped NASA catch up in the Space Race. Using their calculations, John Glenn became the first...

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...

August 2, 2016

In this hour, John talked to listeners about the backlash against Donald Trumps comments about a Muslim military family.  Then he spoke with Prof. Duchess Harris about the Black Lives Matter book she authored for school use

(Interview with Duchess starts at minute 17)

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