This movie showed how real twentieth-century heroines made strides for women’s rights. Susan B. Anthony

would have been proud to see how these women built on her firm foundation.

The three NASA women depicted in “Hidden Figures” had two strikes against them. First, they were women in “male” fields (mathematics and science). Second, they were black in a field dominated by whites.

How NASA discriminated against women and blacks:

Susan would have frowned to see how long it took for American society to address some of those issues. But she would have rejoiced to see these women entering STEM fields formerly reserved for men.

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