Title: Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space RaceAuthor: Margot Lee ShetterlyRating: ★★★Summary: Before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as ‘Human Computers’, calculating the flight paths that would enable these historic achievements. Among these were a coterie … Continue reading Review: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F13U7QIN9xs In which I come back after two years (TWO YEARS) and review The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs and give it 4 stars because it was an “insightful and intimate portrait” of one man’s life and an all-around great read. … Continue reading Video Review: Biographies!
"Five Favorite" is a feature on thewasofshall where I lay out my five favorite "x". Sometimes they're relevant to a season or holiday, mostly they're not. It's an all-around fun excuse to give my 100% amazingly awesome opinion. To see previous (and future) topics, click here. To participate, scroll all the way down. I never … Continue reading Five Favorite: Memoirs