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Neil deGrasse’s Statement on Race, Gender, Genetics, and Science Is Pretty Much Perfect [VIDEO]

Okay You Primitive Screwheads

Push through your wince at the fact that former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers suggested that there are so few women in scientific fields because of genetic differences between the sexes. Set aside the inner pain you feel at knowing that Summers used to be the President of Harvard University, too. Instead, bask in Neil deGrasse Tyson’s on point response, which starts with “I’ve never been female. But I have been black my whole life.”

(via Upworthy, thanks to tipster Travis)

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