As an Asian American, I'd like anti-black people to stop using my race's successes to tell black people "they did it so why can't you." Two groups do not have the same experiences just because they are both minority --even Asians experience different struggles depending on ethnicity. Black people are not lazy compared to the hardworking Asian, they are not criminals compared to the model minority. In general black people have fewer choices and opportunities, and are hated more intensely and…
"As an astrophysicist, I am used to working with complex systems that only reveal their secrets when looked at from many points of view. They are simple compared with our emerging multi-cultural society, but making progress based on empirical analysis is what I thrive on." Gibro Basri, Astrophysicist
Archie Alphonso Alexander (14 May 1888 – 4 January 1958) was an African-American mathematician and engineer and an early African-American graduate of the University of Iowa. Alexander went on to be successful in operating his own firm, and was responsible for an impressive list of major engineering projects Many bridges, freeways, tunnels, power plants, and viaducts that are used today were designed and built by Alexander from the 1920s to the 1950s
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