Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Influence starts with being known

Scientific American's Urban Scientist blogger is rightly concerned that the 100 Most Influential African Americans list recently released by  The Root did not feature a single scientists (for shame!). I shared The HistoryMakers link with her--and now you! I think this is a great resource, featuring African Americans from a diverse array of fields (full and proud disclosure--my dad is featured).  They have their mission and certainly do it well, but I would love to see younger scientists from more fields (their list is heavily-although not exclusively- based in the physical sciences).  Any recommendations?

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