“When I work on robots I want them to be expressive, empathetic…all the good parts of being human......”
"In a traditional speculative world, these narratives replay over and over, where Black women and other marginalized peoples are virtually non-existent or play exceptionally minor roles........"
We’ll be highlighting fifty creators for you to check out, shining a light on five every week. We know that there are a lot more than fifty, but our plan is to continue to add to this list, and add, and add…
“I think one of the best feelings I’ve had since opening Amalgam is the feedback from the community—where people have literally come up to me to thank me for creating an inclusive geek space in the city.”
“I believe it’s imperative that people are able to tell their own stories. They can build their own tables rather than ask for a place at the table.”
"I wanted to see the women, but moreover women of color doing the saving, solving the case, and being awesome. Because we can and we do."
The Museum of UnCut Funk isn’t a traditional brick and mortar display art house. Nope, it’s a virtual presence and traveling exhibition created and curated by Pamela Thomas, aka Sista ToFunky.
From ordinary household items that we probably take for granted to advanced rocket ships and moon landings, African-American women have made a number of contributions to fields of science and engineering.