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Dr Mae Jemison

The Space Age, Race and a Quiet Revolution

Dr. Mae Jemison | Posted 04.30.2014 | Black Voices
Dr. Mae Jemison

Alongside me the day in 1992 when we launched, in the historical background, were others -- the African-American engineers, rocket scientists, physicists, administrators, technicians and life scientists who helped build the space program.

WATCH: Mae Jemison On Being More Than Just A First

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 02.28.2014 | Black Voices

The first black woman in space, Dr. Mae Jemison, stopped by HuffPost Live to discuss what it means to be the first to accomplish a historic milestone,...

Modern-day Warriors!

Juliet Asante | Posted 10.13.2012 | Impact
Juliet Asante

How about we talk about the women of South Africa (both black and white) who decided to march in 1956 to the Union Building to demand their human righ...

Star of Freedom: Nichelle Nichols Attends, Yet Defies, Conventions

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 10.08.2012 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Okay, so I'm sitting with a legend. Nichelle Nichols is the coolest sentient being in the universe. Yep, Lieutenant Uhura from the original Star Trek.