UCSC emerita professor Angela Davis to be inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame | UC Santa Cruz

Scott Rappaport, UC Santa Cruz In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, The National Women’s Hall of Fame will host a weekend this September in New York honoring the achievements of American women in the birthplace of the country’s Women’s Rights movement. The highlight of the […]

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The Women Who Brought Us the Moon | PBS

Nathalia Holt, PBS Computers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, including Janez Lawson and Barbara Paulson. Credit: NASA/JPL. Featured Image In 1965, Poppy Northcutt was the only female engineer at NASA’s Houston Mission Control. As she gazed at the men around her she thought to herself, I’m as smart as they are. Although she belonged among […]

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In latest book, former St. Louis cop writes how problems with cops starts with the stories they tell | The St. Louis American

The St. Louis American Staff, The St. Louis American Terrell Carter’s latest book “Police on a Pedestal: Responsible Policing in a Culture of Worship” begins with the African proverb, “Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter.” From there, his book outlines the idea that storytelling is the foundation for […]

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Is ‘Race Science’ Making A Comeback? | NPR

Jess Kung, Gene Demby & Shereen Marisol Meraji | NPR Angela Saini, author of Superior: The Return of Race Science. Henrietta Garden. Featured Image When Angela Saini was 10 years old, her family moved from what she called “a very multicultural area” in East London to the almost exclusively white Southeast London. Suddenly her brown […]

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With A Growing Membership Since Trump, Black Gun Group Considers Getting Political | NPR

Brakkton Booker, NPR Michael Doyle (left), Casandra Light and Colin Mapp prepare to shoot and review their targets in a gun range in Atlanta. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR. Featured Image The goal of the National African American Gun Association is to introduce black Americans to guns and also instruct them on how to use them. […]

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