STEM

The Golden Globe winning actress recently told "The Talk" that because this history had been ignored, her own dream of excelling in math and science as a child had been "stolen" from her.

Lawmakers filed a bill to fund President Obama's Computer Science Initiative. The president launched the partially-funded program earlier this year.

The stereotype of what engineers are supposed to look like is quickly changing, as evidenced by the Black female engineers kicking ass at Slack, the startup behind the popular messaging platform.