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Hidden Figures The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space RaceAji P Henson Octavia Spencer Janelle Monae Kirsten Dunst and Kevin CostnerBefore John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as Figures The American Dream and ePUB #10003 human computers used pencils slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets and astronauts into space Among these problem solvers were a group of exceptionally talented African American women some of the brightest minds of their generation Originally relegated to teaching math in the Souths segregated public schools they were called into service during the labor shortages of World War II when Americas aeronautics industry was in dire need of anyone who had the right stuff Suddenly these overlooked math whizzes had a shot at jobs worthy of their skills and they answered Uncle Sams call moving. Man darf nicht erwarten dass das Buch nur eine verschriftlicht Form des Films ist der Film basiert eher auf weniger als 20 % des Buchs Es ist weniger Fiktion als Ergebnis der Recherche der Autorin

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The New The American ePUB #10003 York Times bestseller WINNER OF ANISFIELD WOLF AWARD FOR NONFICTION WINNER BLACK CAUCUS OF AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION BEST NONFICTION BOOK Hidden Figures PDFEPUB or WINNER NAACP IMAGE AWARD BEST NONFICTION BOOK WINNER NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES ENGINEERING AND MEDICINE COMMUNICATION AWARDThe phenomenal true story of the black female Figures The American ePUB #180 mathematicians at NASA at the leading edge of the feminist and civil rights movement whose calculations helped fuel some of Americas greatest achievements in Figures The American Dream and ePUB #10003 spacea powerful revelatory contribution that is as essential to our understanding of race discrimination and achievement in modern America as Between the World and Me and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The basis for the smashAcademy Award nominated filmstarring Tar. The author of this book clearly did a lot of research in order to show life as it actually was and to tell the true story However sometimes I feel like there are too many people mentioned and information that is an honorable mention instead of a need for the story which makes it a lengthy read The movie is condensed to the necessary content which I preferred

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Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Free read Õ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB µ ❰PDF / Epub❯ ★ Hidden Figures: The American DTo Hampton Virginia and the fascinating high energy world of the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory Even as Virginias Jim Crow laws reuired them to be segregated from their white counterparts the women of Langleys all black West Computing group helped America achieve one of the things it desired most a decisive victory over the Soviet Union in the Cold War and complete domination of the heavens Starting in World War II and moving through to the Cold War the Civil Rights Movement and the Space Race Hidden Figures follows the interwoven accounts of Dorothy Vaughan Mary Jackson Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden four African American women who participated in some of NASAs greatest successes It chronicles their careers over nearly three decades they faced challenges forged alliances and used their intellect to change their own lives and their countrys future. Hidden Figures Unerkannte Heldinnen von Margot Lee Shetterly erschienen im HarperCollins Verlag am 02012017Im Zweiten Weltkrieg werden im Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratorium der NACA Mathematikerinnen eingestellt 1943 leben diese Mathematikerinnen aber in einem Amerika welches die Rassentrennung noch lebt Ausgerechnet in Virginia wo sich die NACA befindet sind die Politiker besonders darauf bedacht dass Farbige weniger Rechte erhalten als ihre weißen Mitbuerger Hier wird die Geschichte dieser farbigen Frauen erzählt die von der Öffentlichkeit unbemerkt ihre Arbeit geleistet haben um weiße Männer auf den Mond zu bringenMargot Lee Shetterly erzählt die bisher unbekannte Geschichte der afroamerikanischen Frauen in der NACA später NASA Dieses Sachbuch erklärt wie das Leben dieser Elitefrauen ausgesehen hat und warum die Rassentrennung schlecht für Amerika gewesen ist Ich bin froh dass ich dieses Buch gelesen habe und viel daraus lernen konnteEs ist leicht verständlich und behandelt die Mathematik eigentlich nur nebensächlich um uns einen Überblick zu verschaffen welche Leistungen die Frauen erbracht haben ohne dafür den verdienten Ruhm zu bekommenDiese Geschichte von echten Menschen hat mir die Rede von Mr King näher gebracht Solche Ungerechtigkeit darf es auf dieser Welt nie wieder geben