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I Will Stop at Nothing to Become an African-American Female Computer Scientist

By Jenari Mitchell

May 1, 2017

The United States abolished slavery in 1865, but still today in the 21st century, my race suffers from profiling, police brutality and negative stereotypes. If I had a dollar for every time I was stopped by an officer for “fitting the profile,” my college books would be paid for.

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