Tchiya Amet Neil DeGrasse Tyson

A former student is accusing famed astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson of raping her when they both attended the University of Texas in Austin.

Tchiya Amet, a self-described “musician, healer, and teacher” was studying Galactic Astronomy in the graduate program when she met Tyson. She said she hoped to become the first black female astronaut.

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