From Google, the top 11 American scientists:
From Microsoft’s Bing, the top 11 American scientists:
Try it for yourself, it’s fun!
In Google’s estimation, the top 11 American scientists are 10 blacks and Albert Einstein.
In Bing’s estimation, the top 11 American scientists are 3 blacks and eight whites: Einstein, Franklin, Tesla, Bell, Watson, Oppenheimer, Sagan, and Hubble.
At Bing, Black History Month is February. But at Google, Black History Month is year-round, 365/24.
Now, it’s quite possible that Google thinks that when you ask for “American scientists” you must be asking for “African-American scientists” because who could be so racist in the Current Year to ask for American scientists irrespective of race?
I did American inventors a couple of years ago.
But when it comes to the really important searches, such as for American Computer Scientists, Google doesn’t go in for blackwashing. Sergey is #4 and Sergey’s former teacher, the extremely nonvibrant Donald Knuth, is #1.
Also, here is Google’s top 11 American artists (I’m using top 11 because of the way the first picture is offset.)
So, six blacks and five whites among American artists. Unfortunately, Bing doesn’t give pictures for this one.