This edition: Divas of ScienceTweet
Original tape date: December 17, 2012.
First aired: December 19, 2012.
On this edition of Independent Sources, a Bedford Stuyvesant group encourages minority children in the areas of math and science by getting them to build a robot. A student documentary film explores the history and resurgence of black dolls. Then we profile a woman who has found made a business of selling rare ethnic books and dolls.
Dawn Harris-Martine Owner, Grandma’s Place Book & Toy Store
Abi Ishola Independent Sources
Clarisa James Co-Founder, DIVAS for Social Justice
Samantha Knowles Director/Producer, “Why Do You Have Black Dolls?”
Zyphus Lebrun Host; Producer, Study With the Best; Independent Sources
Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources
Prof. Andrea Taylor Lecturer, Pace University
Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources