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Black Teens Kick Butt in Tech, Need More Access to STEM

by Glenn Jeffers

Here’s the good news. A new study released this past October found that Black tweens and teens are both proficient and confident in basic... Read More

Women's Equality Day Katherine Johnson Feature

Honoring Katherine Johnson on Women’s Equality Day

by Melissa Kimble

Katherine Johnson, played by Taraji P. Henson in 20th Century Fox’s highly-anticipated new film Hidden Figures, is the real life mathematician, physicist and space scientist... Read More

‘Hidden Figures’ Brings Black Women in STEM to the Forefront

‘Hidden Figures’ Brings Black Women in STEM to the Forefront

by Melissa Kimble

Mathematicians and scientists Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson were the first African-American women to work for NASA during its formative years. Their impact and... Read More

Meet Dr. Ayanna Howard, One of the Nation’s Most Promising Engineers<br />

Meet Dr. Ayanna Howard, One of the Nation’s Most Promising Engineers

by Princess Gabbara

If you’ve ever wondered what a Black woman roboticist looks like, shift your attention to Ayanna Howard, owner and chief technology officer of an... Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Dr. Jedidah Isler Remembers the Brilliance of Dr. Beth Brown

[IN MY LIFETIME] Dr. Jedidah Isler Remembers the Brilliance of Dr. Beth Brown

by #teamEBONY

Dr. Beth Brown was the first Black woman astrophysicist I had ever heard about around high school (there were others before her, but I... Read More

black scientist

Morehouse and the Future of Science

by Vann R Newkirk II

The world is in desperate need of Black scientists. In a rich history of scientific innovation and research stretching from George Washington Carver to... Read More

Sexy Black Male Scientists

Black Men in STEM

by #teamEBONY

Black males, like their Black female counterparts, face unique challenges that require specific attention. One such challenge is seeing positive images from a wide... Read More

Science Is the New Sexy

Sexy and Smart Black Women Exist, Too

by Huffington Post

This omission of smart, sexy Black women from Business Insider's original list is hardly an idiosyncratic occurrence. Instead, the invisibility of Black women who... Read More

Sexy Black Female Scientists

The Sexiest Sistas in Stem

by #teamEBONY

A list of 73 Black women in science who combine beauty and brains. So… the next time any entity feels compelled to make a... Read More

Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks

Watch Out Silicon Valley, Here Comes the Women of Uganda

by #teamEBONY

If not for a view of the ornate Uganda National Mosque or the sprawling, congested taxi park in the distance, it would be hard... Read More