China remembers Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician in Hidden Figures
Pioneering black scientist died at 101 years old this week
As a female African-American mathematician, Katherine Johnson broke racial and gender barriers at NASA. Her story has also transcended borders, inspiring many people in China who are now mourning her death on social media.
Others also say Johnson’s story reminds them not to be limited by society’s expectations.
Some people say the fight against prejudice hasn’t ended yet.
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