The following lines are from a puzzle-poem by mathematician-poet Benjamin Banneker -- a non-white dude; the sample has been obtained from a website that celebrates Banneker -- a website compiled by Washington, DC high school teacher John Mahoney. These lines come from Puzzle 5:
|A snip from a puzzle by Benjamin Banneker|
Another black mathematician-poet (and still living and writing) is Scott Williams. And one of his mathematical poems (which involves the Cantor set) is posted here. This blog has had numerous postings that speak of math-women; a blog-search using "women mathematician" led to this link to a list of postings.
Here are a few sentences that introduce "The Mathematician's Project."
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