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Katherine Johnson, Famed NASA Mathematician, Dies At 101

"Today, we celebrate her 101 years of life and honor her legacy of excellence that broke down racial and social barriers."

Trailblazers Portrayed In ‘Hidden Figures’ To Receive Congressional Gold Medals

The pioneers are being recognized for their contributions. 

NASA Renames Facility After 100-Year-Old Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson, the 100-year-old math genius portrayed by Taraji P. Henson in Hidden Figures, has a second NASA facility named in her honor. Last Friday (Feb. 22)…

Barbie Launches “Shero” Collection Ahead Of International Women’s Day

We’re a long way from the first Barbie doll in 1959. She was clad in a one-piece bathing suit, hugging a Jessica Rabbit hourglass figure–the desired body of the day…