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Google Doodle Honors Mary G. Ross, First Native American Female Engineer

The pioneering aeronautical engineer helped design concepts for space travel to Venus and Mars.

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Google Doodle Honors Octavia E. Butler

The author broke race and gender barriers in sci-fi literature and tackled discrimination and identity themes in her work. 

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Google Doodle Honors Indigenous Marathoner Tom Longboat

Longboat made history in 1907 as the first member of an Indigenous tribe to win the Boston Marathon.

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Google Doodle Honors Cinematographer James Wong Howe

The Chinese-American film artist pioneered several techniques that cinematographers still use to this day.

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Enjoy This Animated Reading of Maya Angelou's 'Still I Rise'

Google celebrates the poet on what would be her 90th birthday with a new Doodle featuring her, Oprah Winfrey, Laverne Cox and other famous fans.

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Google Doodle Commemorates Biochemistry Pioneer Har Gobind Khorana

The Indian-American scientist won a Nobel Prize in 1968 for his work on the genetic code. 

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Google Celebrates Selena With New Animated Doodle

“Watching her showed me that this hybrid cultural identity of mine was a valuable gift I should embrace. Watching her made me proud of being Mexicana.”

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Google Recognizes Queer Chicanx Scholar Gloria Anzaldúa with New Doodle

Anzaldúa’s 1987 book, ”Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza,” mixed language and narrative styles to explain an intersectional Chicanx identity that exists beyond literal and figurative borders.

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Celebrate Hip-Hop's 44th Birthday With Google's DJ Simulation Doodle

Forty-four years have passed since DJ Kool Herc first looped instrumental breaks for an enthusastic crowd of Black and Latinx Bronx residents. Google celebrates the creation of hip-hop with a Doodle that lets you mix your own breaks on virtual turntables.

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Native Activist Richard Oakes Honored with Google Doodle

The Alcatraz occupation leader and Native studies pioneer would have been 75 today.

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Google Honors Sculptor Edmonia Lewis in New Doodle

Lewis, an artist of Black and Native descent, achieved international fame as a sculptor during the 1800s. 

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Google Doodle Honors Civil Rights Activist Fred Korematsu

“If you have the feeling that something is wrong, don’t be afraid to speak up.”

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3 Things You Must Do Before You Vote

If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready. But for those who need a little help, we’ve got you covered!

Today's Google Doodle Celebrates Activist Yuri Kochiyama

The Japanese-American Kochiyama lived through internment, worked with Malcolm X and promoted cross-racial solidarity throughout her career.

This Google Doodle Aims 'To Not Only Turn Heads, But Souls As Well'

Tenth grader Akilah Johnson’s winning Google Doodle draws from the history of Black resistance and pride.