Kentucky Academy of Science News

Scientists stand with the Movement for Black Lives

As scientists and academics, we know that in order to solve a problem, we first need to understand it. This is just as true for structural racism and anti-Blackness! It’s important for non-Black folks to not rely on Black folks for this education so here are some ways we can educate ourselves.

#ShutdownSTEM offers these thought-provoking Resources to meet you wherever, and whoever you are.

Seeing White: A podcast series explores the history of our notions of race and implications over the course of the development of the United States. Recommended by the Union of Concerned Scientists

"What Is Systemic Racism?" is an 8-part video series that shows how racism shows up in our lives across institutions and society: Wealth Gap, Employment, Housing Discrimination, Government Surveillance, Incarceration, Drug Arrests, Immigration Arrests, Infant Mortality

Take this Test  to evaluate your own implicit bias