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August 23, 2016 AT 2:00 am

‘Hidden Figures’ Brings Black Women in STEM to the Forefront #makereducation

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Mathematicians and scientists Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson were the first African-American women to work for NASA during its formative years. Their impact and work was crucial to the success of the agency’s Mercury and Apollo missions.

Do you know their story? If not, you will soon.

Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer are bringing their important story to life in the highly anticipated film, Hidden Figures.

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