Neal Degrasse Tyson on Social Pressures and Genetic Differences and

He’s never been female, he avers, but he knows something about the pressures against black people succeeding in the sciences. The pressures are huge and happen at every turn; he’s pretty sure that’s also why there are many fewer women scientists than male scientists.

His suggestion? Once we actually equalize opportunity for all, and see the results, then we could perhaps have a discussion about those genetic differences.

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