HW Pick: “Hidden Figures,” By Margot Lee Shetterly

hidden-figures-book1Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Book “Forgotten,” By Linda Hervieux

Barrage-BallonistsWhen actor Tom Hanks was asked why there were no black soldiers shown in the movie Saving Private Ryan, he replied “…that there had been none in the area.” He was mistaken. Continue Reading →