Aprille Ericsson is award-winning aerospace trailblazer who achieved a pair of historic firsts as part of her engineering career. Dr. Ericsson is the first woman…
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — NASA says Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who worked on NASA’s early space missions and was portrayed in the film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering black female aerospace workers, has died. She was 101. In a Monday morning tweet, the space agency said it celebrates her 101 years of life and her legacy […]
Independent comic book publisher, writer, creator and educator Naseed Gifted is getting more young people excited about S.T.E.M. through superheroes. Gifted uses his comic book, P.B.Soldier, to not only entertain, but to educate. Crowdfunding is the vehicle of choice for most independent creators these days and Gifted is no exception. His goal is to raise $10,000 in the next 30 […]
Spelman College is establishing the Center of Excellence for Minority Women in STEM after receiving a $2 million grant from the Department of Defense. According to HBCUbuzz, the new center will be affiliated with the Office of Research, Innovation and Collaboration and is a first of its kind. It will also reportedly serve as a […]
Morgan State University won a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant.
African-Americans made up 7 percent of U.S. high-tech workforce, and just 3 percent of the total Silicon Valley workforce, according to Bloomberg. And the issue isn’t that they just aren’t hiring us, it’s that very few of us are even applying for the jobs. Actor Omar Gooding sits down with Microsoft’s Rashid Farrell, Sr. HR […]
This is way too dope. On Monday, April 2, Verizon Communications Inc. announced that it will invest an additional $200 million towards Verizon Innovative Learning, providing immersive next-gen technology, teacher training, STEM curricula and connectivity to under-resourced students across the United States. Even better is the fact that you can nominate a middle school you think needs […]
At this point the success of Black Panther really centers around the simple question of “how high will it go?” With every passing minute the record-breaking hit film is raking in more money than anyone thought possible, but the real success story is how the film’s profits are being used to help the next generation. […]
Mattel recently released a Game Developer Barbie in efforts to break gender stereotypes in the STEM industry; but one thing the toy company failed to do was feature the doll in different ethnicities. The only available option was a White doll with red hair. After noticing this while picking up a doll for his wife who is a Black game developer, Marcus Montgomery was prompted to come up with a solution of his own.
With bittersweet emotion, President Obama attended his sixth and final White House Science Fair on Wednesday, witnessing projects from more than 130 bright students, who presented ideas to save the planet, and treat Ebola, reports NBC News.
For Black boys who dream of becoming engineers and scientists instead of pro ballers, life is suddenly about to change. At a time when skyrocketing Black youth employment and gangs driving up the homicide rates dominating the news, it’s refreshing to hear about programs like The Minority Male Makers Program that is designed to uplift, […]
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