Issues + Advocacy

The Rules of the Diversity and Inclusion Racket

What white people really mean when they talk about diversity in higher education.

When I began my Ph.D. in astronomy in 2003, I thought discussions about diversity and inclusion were about me. Me, as in, the all-too-rare Black woman in physics and astronomy. I wrote about what it meant in my application for a prestigious graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). When I was the […]