Black scientists at Bell Labs

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June 4, 2024 - 2:07pm

Critical Commentary

Ankita Anirban writes about an entire generation of Black scientists and engineers trained at Bell Labs' Corporate Research Fellowship Programme (CRFP). 

In the words of a student-turned-mentor William Massey: “We weren’t trying just to turn one Black student into a scientist — we were trying to create a Black scientific community.”

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Ankita Anirban, "Black scientists at Bell Labs ", contributed by Prerna Srigyan, STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 4 June 2024, accessed 16 June 2024.