Black researchers fighting for diversity and equity in science

The Science News Staff at ScienceNews has put together an article highlighting some young scientists who’ve become proud leaders in the Black Lives Matter Movement. Deja Perkins (Urban ecologist), Raven Baxter (Science education graduate student), Brian Nord (Cosmologist), Angeline Dukes (Neuroscience graduate student), and Gary Hoover (Economist) have used their voices to empower and support people of color in STEM fields. Each individually interviewed, the scientists talk about self-involved initiatives, the change they would like to see, and more. Read the full article in the link below.


Photography: Reidar Hahn/Fermilab

Brian Nord Cosmologist Fermilab Co-organizer, Strike for Black Lives