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Celebrating Black Excellence in the Many Forms past, present, future. Spencer Tate ’22 Violinist & Engineer

Spencer Tate ’22 is passionate about both the sciences and the arts. He is a prospective Engineering major and Music minor and is involved with extracurriculars related to those interests. Tate is a member of the college’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers and a math tutor for the Chester Children’s Chorus. As a musician, Tate is a classical violinist in the Fetter Chamber Music Group, the principal second violinist for the orchestra, and plays other instruments informally with

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Black Computer Scientist Overcame Colorism & is example of Black Excellence from invention that ALL PC’s are based upon + 20 other patents.

Advancements in computer science and other STEM areas usually conjure names such as the late Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Burt Rutan. Yet there are a plethora of lesser-known engineers and inventors developing landmark technologies for companies worldwide, one being computer scientist Mark E. Dean (born March 2, 1957). He is credited with making computers more accessible and powerful, dramatically changing the way people work.Born in Jefferson City, Tenn., Dean was a tinker from the beginning. He

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Young STEM Activist Says United Airlines Accommodated Bigot’s Request Not To Sit Next To Her Because She’s Black

“I was so unbothered. It was his loss,” Taylor Richardson said of the incident in a tweet.Before a flight departed in the friendly skies, things turned sour after a Black teenager alleged that a man refused to sit next to her because she was Black. Taylor Richardson, an esteemed STEM advocate and teenager from Jacksonville, Florida, detailed the incident on Twitter after her return flight home from Denver, Colorado. According to the 16-year-old, United Airlines accommodated the man’s request to

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Chicago Organization Dedicated to Empowering Young Black Males hosts Man-Boy Breakfast at Bailly STEM Academy.

Gary Alumni Pathway to Students (GAPS) with the will host the Man-Boy Breakfast at Bailly STEM Academy on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The Man-Boy Breakfast (MBB) is the award-winning signature program on the Concerned Christian Men (CCM), a 21-year old organization dedicating to empowering young African American males to become responsible and contributing members of their communities. The MBB has served of 40,000 South and West Side Chicago elementary school boys since 1996.The breakfast will

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Amazon is preparing a new wave of thinker workers using robotics to help students learn to love STEM. Find out why.

Erin McCallum is excited for the weekend. She is looking forward to watching her teams compete in the FIRST Lego League competition — where students ages 9 to 16 join together with their coaches to pit the robots they built against teams from throughout the state, completing tasks on a thematic playing surface.“There’s a part of the competition where the students meet with a panel of judges to talk about their project and how they designed their robots to do certain things, how they learned to

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