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Talent Lost


Last updated 2/8/2017 at 6:46pm

In honor of Black History Month, a viewing of “Hidden Figures” would be well worthwhile.

Three women who were designated as “computers” because of their outstanding mathematical skills were used by the NASA program during the 1960s. Their contributions were so amazing; yet, they had to endure many difficulties due to the racism of that time period.

Imagine the difference they made to America’s space program. The impact of their skills can be attributed to many factors…

•They excelled in academia because of their determined efforts to improve themselves;

•Their famil...

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