Duchess Harris shares grandmother's story in upcoming 'Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA'

September 17, 2016


Excerpt courtesy of MinnPost.


"My grandmother was in the group of the first 11 black women recruited to work at NASA, and I’ve wanted to tell this story for 25 years,” said Miriam “Duchess” Harris, a professor and chair of the American Studies Department at Macalester College over a recent breakfast at one of her favorite eateries, the Downtowner in St. Paul.It’s an important story, important enough to be included in the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture that opens Sept. 24, and now..."


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