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For Women's History Month, women in mathematics history

Hypatia of Alexandria

(355 or 370 – 415)

Greek – philosopher, astronomer, mathematician

She was the salaried head of the Neoplatonic School in Alexandria, Egypt, from the year 400. 518 more words

Race & Gender

BLACK is not a bad word

I have the sweet pleasure of volunteering and being in a position of influence for teens.  I do not take this position lightly.  It is a blessing to be able to relax and kick back with these girls as a mentor, but please hear me in this – I learn from them too!  596 more words

Blog

The Economic Recovery is Far From Even

March 29, 2015 (San Diego) As we all celebrate the economic recovery from the Great Recession, the reality is that this recovery has not been even. 379 more words

Economics

OPEN SEASON ON BLACK PEOPLE?

OPEN SEASON ON BLACK PEOPLE?

AUTHOR’S NOTE: When I first started this essay, the most recent death of a black person by a white man was Eric Garner. 928 more words

Culture

Musings on the patriarchy 3/29/15 - gendered bombs, mutual outerspace penetration, and astronaut fetuses, part III

Part III of III. See part I and part II

Astronaut fetuses

I recently read that in the seventies, one Robert Byrn, a forty year old professor of criminal law at Fordham University, took it upon himself to represent in court all human fetuses between the fourth and twenty-fourth week of gestation scheduled to be aborted in New York City municipal hospitals. 1,219 more words

Politics, Law & Government

THE CHURCH AND THE RACE TO RUN FROM RACE

Thinking about all that is going on within my own mind and all that is happening all around South Africa. I feel as though we (as the Christian community – more so the black Christian community ) really, really need to get up and get things done. 310 more words

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