Today we planned to kick off our #PrideMonth celebration to share and uplift the experiences of LGBTQ+ scientists. But due to the recent murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, and the nationwide protests against police brutality and racism, it felt wrong.(1/4)
Today is not "business as usual." Instead, this is a time to listen to the African American community, to stand with #BlackLivesMatter and to reject racism and injustice everywhere. The physics community is no exception. (2/4)
The @AIP_TEAMUP report released in January found long-term systemic issues that contribute to the underrepresentation of African Americans in physics and astronomy and makes actionable recommendations for community wide efforts to reverse this trend. (3/4)
This #PrideMonth, AIP will continue to do our best to expose and address the injustice and discrimination within our society and the physical sciences community. And, we strive to amplify the voices of those who are too often repressed. (4/4)
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