Ignoring science’s legacy of racism or a wider culture shaped by white supremacy doesn’t make scientists “objective“.

An article by 500 Women Scientists Leadership on "Scientific American".


"Amidst #BlackLivesMatter protests and resounding calls for justice, many scientists, academic institutions and science organizations remain eerily silent. While the coronavirus pandemic highlighted the importance of science and evidence, the #ScienceNotSilence sentiments seem to stop short of extending to another major threat to people in the U.S. and across the world - systemic racism and race-based violence."

Read the full article "Silence Is Never Neutral; Neither Is Science" on Scientific American here.


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Photo: Science march in Washington, 2017 (unsplash)