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Join Nepherkiki and The Langston Joules as we embark on a mission to increase Black people’s interest in STEM by exploring science from a Black perspective, bringing the diaspora’s STEM feats to the forefront, and thus spawning a new wave of Black techies, scientists, engineers and medical professionals.

Latest Episodes

(Eu)melanin Poppin'

We're back after a hiatus! What if someone (us) told you that your melanin ain't only poppin', but that it conducts electricity too? In this episode, we break down the types of melanin, why we have it and how it's used in space exploration.

31 MIN2019 NOV 5
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(Eu)melanin Poppin'

Nature VS Nurture: Why do Black Mama's Act Alike?

Do Black mamas act alike? If so, why? Based on the popularity of Black parenting memes on Instagram, we examine the possible scientific reasons that could answer these questions.1:00-9:30 Learn about the Black engineers involved in the NASA moon landing

30 MIN2019 AUG 26
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Nature VS Nurture: Why do Black Mama's Act Alike?

Crispr Technology & Black medical experimentation

Crispr technology (aka gene editing) gives scientists the ability to change people's DNA and can eliminate diseases and disorders that disproportionally affect Black lives. But with the medical community's disregard of human rights and Black bodies during clinical studies, i.e. the Tuskegee syphilis experiment, are we ready to enroll in yet another medical study?

36 MIN2019 AUG 5
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Crispr Technology & Black medical experimentation

Economics of Slavery and the Cotton Gin: bad innovation

The slave economy made technological innovations such as the cotton gin a disaster for Africans living in the United States. In this episode we go in-depth about the slave economy and how the cotton gin helped accelerate and strengthen this institution.Episode beings at 8:10"A successful design should reflect its intention and purpose!"

36 MIN2019 JUL 22
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Economics of Slavery and the Cotton Gin: bad innovation

Interview with engineer The Langston Joules

Nepherkiki interviews her co-host The Langston Joules about his educational background and the rewards and challenges of being a Black electrical engineer.Next episode July 22nd

29 MIN2019 JUL 8
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Interview with engineer The Langston Joules

Afrofuturism: Reimagining our futures

The Langston Joules and Nepherkiki explore the concept of afrofuturism and how it's more relevant today than ever before.Subscribe and listen to our next episode July 8th

20 MIN2019 JUN 23
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Afrofuturism: Reimagining our futures

This is Black Hypothesis!

Join your hosts Nepherkiki and The Langston Joules twice a month as they connect STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to Black culture and history. See you again June 24th for the first episode!

1 MIN2019 JUN 11
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This is Black Hypothesis!
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Latest Episodes

(Eu)melanin Poppin'

We're back after a hiatus! What if someone (us) told you that your melanin ain't only poppin', but that it conducts electricity too? In this episode, we break down the types of melanin, why we have it and how it's used in space exploration.

31 MIN2019 NOV 5
Comments
(Eu)melanin Poppin'

Nature VS Nurture: Why do Black Mama's Act Alike?

Do Black mamas act alike? If so, why? Based on the popularity of Black parenting memes on Instagram, we examine the possible scientific reasons that could answer these questions.1:00-9:30 Learn about the Black engineers involved in the NASA moon landing

30 MIN2019 AUG 26
Comments
Nature VS Nurture: Why do Black Mama's Act Alike?

Crispr Technology & Black medical experimentation

Crispr technology (aka gene editing) gives scientists the ability to change people's DNA and can eliminate diseases and disorders that disproportionally affect Black lives. But with the medical community's disregard of human rights and Black bodies during clinical studies, i.e. the Tuskegee syphilis experiment, are we ready to enroll in yet another medical study?

36 MIN2019 AUG 5
Comments
Crispr Technology & Black medical experimentation

Economics of Slavery and the Cotton Gin: bad innovation

The slave economy made technological innovations such as the cotton gin a disaster for Africans living in the United States. In this episode we go in-depth about the slave economy and how the cotton gin helped accelerate and strengthen this institution.Episode beings at 8:10"A successful design should reflect its intention and purpose!"

36 MIN2019 JUL 22
Comments
Economics of Slavery and the Cotton Gin: bad innovation

Interview with engineer The Langston Joules

Nepherkiki interviews her co-host The Langston Joules about his educational background and the rewards and challenges of being a Black electrical engineer.Next episode July 22nd

29 MIN2019 JUL 8
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Interview with engineer The Langston Joules

Afrofuturism: Reimagining our futures

The Langston Joules and Nepherkiki explore the concept of afrofuturism and how it's more relevant today than ever before.Subscribe and listen to our next episode July 8th

20 MIN2019 JUN 23
Comments
Afrofuturism: Reimagining our futures

This is Black Hypothesis!

Join your hosts Nepherkiki and The Langston Joules twice a month as they connect STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to Black culture and history. See you again June 24th for the first episode!

1 MIN2019 JUN 11
Comments
This is Black Hypothesis!
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