Urban Scientist Danielle Lee Teaches Science Through Hip Hop

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Science and technology are often hard sells for students, and young people of color are under-represented in those fields. But self-styled Urban Scientist Danielle Lee says hip-hop might be the way to build a diverse new generation of scientists.

She spoke with Tell Me More guest host Celeste Headlee about using hip-hop to connect the dots between culture and science. Lee also talked about being the target of online attacks — including being called a “whore” — for asking to be paid for her work on a science blog.

Read her full interview here

Source: NPR

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