Hidden Figures

by

Margot Lee Shetterly

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“COLORED” Signs

Throughout the offices at Langley are signs indicating where black employees are and are not allowed to go. These signs segregate bathrooms and lunch tables, and they are a stark symbol of the inequality and…

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The Double V

“The Double V,” short for “The Double Victory,” is a term first mentioned in a letter sent to The Pittsburgh Courier by an activist. The letter reads, “Let colored Americans adopt the double VV for…

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