So, the quote that I choose to discuss is, “And by presenting racism as an insanity that burned itself out, or as the obvious folly of the ignorant and impoverished who would be left behind by the genre’s brave new futures, sf avoids confronting the structures of racism and its…

The message that I got from this quote, “It matters what matters we use to think other matters with; it matters what stories we tell to tell other stories with; it matters what knots knot knots, what thoughts think thoughts, what ties tie ties. It matters what stories make worlds…

Gender Bias and Racism in Science

In today’s society, things have changed for the better for women and people of color in science but like anything else it was ugly before it got pretty. For starters, women in general had to face extreme gender bias because they were either the assistance or looked at as the…

We decided what we want purse in science by what truly interest us and wanting the urge to fix it. For starters, when pursing anything in science you have to find what’s your passion and why you want to study that specify topi. Secondly, you then do your research and…

These two articles talk about how society has helped to discover the findings of the constellations and the cosmos. In the first articles in goes into detail about how activist had the help of the starts to guide them. The other article talks about how the wonders of science that…

As I am reading the Halpern’s article, the topics that she touches on really did sum up the concept of feminist standpoint and science communications. It touched on how important it is to not just look at one perspective but multiple perspectives in science. Also, she touched on how multiple…

My first topic would be Racism and scientific advancement

In Hidden Figures, All three of the African American women experienced a hard time for being included in new discoveries in science , how does racism play a role in how far African Americans can go further in science ?

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The people that are behind the scenes are really the ones who deserve the credit. For instance, in the film Hidden Figures, Katherine Johnson helped the head director to solve one of his equations that took him several months to figure it out. She even had to stay longer than the other male mathematicians to make sure the work was done so the director can conduct his research. She also had to make sure she secured her new job by putting in extra work and showing that she could do the job. The people that are dedicated and put all their efforts into to a task and still not fully appreciated are the ones who are the real hero’s, especially people of color who have contributed.

In the article, Oreskes describes heroism as something against women acknowledgment in the field of science. She also states, “that heroism is the channeling of women into calculational work” (Oreskes 1996). Heroism is pretty much for male scientist benefit to keep women out of scientist research. She says, “the as…

Veronica McCall

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