My response to: “What’s with all the blackity-black blackness all the time?!”

Welp. We’re one week into Black Awareness Month and the whining and complaining about all the blackness is in full effect. “Why does it have to be Black achievements? Why can’t it just be achievements?” “Why is it African-American? We’re all just Americans.” #murica The Weather Channel has a new episode called Weathering the Storm:…

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Geosciences in the United States: The Stats

I’m sure most of you are wondering what this map of the United States of America is all about. You can see all the little rock hammers. But can you see the one little blue rock hammer inside? Well that lil blue rock hammer represents the 1% of all geoscientists that are black. That lil…

This is how black people feel at a GSA Conference

And…FYI this is also why I personally hate skiing or snowboarding. ┬áNot because I don’t like the outdoors. The Geological Society of America (GSA) is a major center point for many geologists. Their regional and annual conferences are a great way to network and learn about new research. Everyone who’s anyone goes to GSA Conferences…