Tag Archives: #BlackGirlMagic

Saturday Open Thread | A wave of African American women elected in Tennessee

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HISTORY | Erin Jackson Is First Black U.S. Olympic Speedskater

Go get those medals, girl! Erin Jackson became the first black woman to qualify for the U.S. Olympic long-track speedskating team, finishing third in 39.04 seconds in the 500-meter race Friday in Milwaukee. Jackson joins Maame Biney, who recently became … Continue reading

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#BlackGirlMagic | NASA Welcomes Jessica Watkins To Newest Class Of Astronauts

  The 29-year-old geologist from Lafayette, Colorado could be one of the first people to step foot on Mars. On Wednesday, NASA announced that Jessica Watkins has been chosen for their newest class of astronauts—their first class since 2013. The … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | 29 Powerful Black Women Calling the Shots in the Obama Administration

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