I was reading an article about the women who are portrayed in the movie “Hidden Figures”. It made me sad. In our patriarchal society it still exists that women are considered inferior. Katherine Johnson is and was brilliant. The vast public hasn’t heard of her until now because of the movie.
Katherine Johnson and her peers were known as “Human Computers”. She graduated college at the age of 18 when other African-Americans rarely went beyond the grade school level. She lived in the segregate South. She defied all odds. She is amazing as she is brilliant!
To think of how many women have contributed to major moments in history only to be a small footnote. It seems ridiculous to me in the 21st Century.
The more you know…