Mae Jemison, The First Black Woman In Space, On Empowerment And Being More Than Just A First

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The first black woman in space, Dr. Mae Jemison, stopped by HuffPost Live to discuss what it means to be the first to accomplish a historic milestone, encouraging black people to get into STEM fields and the importance of empowerment.

In a blog posted earlier this week, the administrator of NASA, Charles F. Bolden, Jr., mentioned Jemison in the same sentence as icons including Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, and Nelson Mandela.

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