MSP students help lead charge for social change in Columbus suburb
As the movement for social change stemming from the George Floyd protests marches forward, a pair of Morrill Scholar Program students are among those leading the fight for racial justice and greater equity in Bexley.
Ohio State researchers awarded NSF grant to study Black male participation in STEM
Researchers have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for their project, “Facilitating Pathways to Success for High-Achieving Pre-Collegiate African American Males in STEM.” The grant is for nearly $1.5 million and will be funded for three years starting in September 2020.
Black women have consistently been trailblazers for social change. Why are they so often relegated to the margins?
When someone says no one cares about Black women and girls, I tend to reply, “we all we got.” It’s a slight correction to a sentiment that’s understandable. There is, after all, ample evidence that much of the world does not have much concern for the well-being of Black women, girls and femmes, but to say that no one cares fails to acknowledge those who do, those who work to protect and support them. As Christina Sharpe, the inimitable author of In The Wake: On Blackness and Being, reminded me a few weeks ago: Black women, girls and femmes have always looked out for each other.