We as Black trainees in neuroscience and co-founders of Black In Neuro wrote this open letter to thank the phenomenal mentors who came before us. We also aim to encourage and give advice to future mentors on how to effectively mentor the next generation of Black researchers.
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Singleton, K.S., Tesfaye, R., Dominguez, E.N. et al. An open letter to past, current and future mentors of Black neuroscientists. Nat Rev Neurosci 22, 71–72 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41583-020-00421-9
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