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Feb 23, 2021 11 tweets 6 min read
Astronaut, black belt, and saxophonist, Ronald E. McNair served as inspiration and patron to thousands of first-generation students. We'll be diving in on his history and his namesake TRIO postbaccalaureate program.

More in thread⬇️ #BHM #firstgen #TRIOWorks /1 Ronald E. McNair Ronald Erwin McNair was born 10/21/1950 in the small town of Lake City, SC. Even at an early age, he valued his education. Carl McNair recalled when his brother refused to leave the segregated library, obstinate in his pursuit of knowledge. /2
Feb 22, 2021 9 tweets 5 min read
Before we dive into the details of @FordFoundation for today's BIPOC Achievement Program spotlight, let’s start with some history for #BlackHistoryMonth: What does the Ford Model A and Condoleezza Rice have in common? Find out in the thread 👇 /1 The Ford Model A was the second big success of the @Ford motor company after their initial success, the Model T. Edsel Ford (1893 – 1943), son of Henry Ford was the lead designer and his impact left an indelible mark on the company & country, standardizing hydraulic brakes... /2 1928 Ford Model AEdsel Bryant Ford
Feb 17, 2020 26 tweets 38 min read
Having the #AAASMtg #AAAS2020 blues? Don’t! Connect with us @scipolnetwork and join a growing and energized #SciPol community. Buckle in; this thread is going to teach you all that we have to offer 😎 🧵 /1 We have committed & amazing #NSPNmembers in our five (5) committees tackling diff parts of the #scipol spectrum & helping run NSPN:

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Graduate Education
Grants & Finance

#changemakers all of them! 🤩You could be one too /2