HBCU Excellence: Meet The Alabama A&M Grad Developing Laser Technology To Combat Cancer

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green Is #BlackGirlMagic Personified

Black History is more than a month. It’s a movement, complete with a rich history of innovators, pioneers and overall rebels who kicked down doors by doing it their way.

Beyond February, however, there are those making history right now. To recognize Black creators changing the game today, mobility and broadband leader, AT&T is once again celebrating “Black Future Makers,” as part of its Dream In Black platform.

Of this venture, AT&T is proud to present 28 Black Future Makers as part of the celebration of the dreams and the future made possible by more than 400 years of Black history, culture and contributions. Excellence is in the DNA of these extraordinary honorees who are shaping the now, the new and the next for the culture.

From the concrete grew the rose of Black excellence

DNA is something that honoree Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, one of the 2021 Black Future Makers honorees, understands all too well. A physicist and cancer researcher, Dr. Green has worked to break barriers in hopes of using lasers to combat cancer cells. Like other labors of love, her passion for the field was amplified by something that irrevocably changed her: the loss of an aunt and an uncle to cancer.


Read this story in full at Blavity | March 2021