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Neil deGrasse Tyson on Racism and Sexism in Science

Responding to the question “Why aren’t there more women in science,” Neil deGrasse Tyson points out that he’s never been a woman, but he does know what it’s like to pursue a career in a field that defied the expectations of society. “Before we start talking about genetic differences, you’ve got to come up with a system that is equal opportunity. Then we can have that conversation,” he said.