Racism
Race, ethnicity and exclusionary discipline practices  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Discipline and how it is administered in schools across the US continues to be a hotly debated topic. A new project analyzed how ethnicity and race are associated with school exclusionary discipline practices, which refer to... more
Racial abuse is rife in junior sports—and little is being done to address it  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The AFL and its clubs have finally issued an apology to two-time Brownlow Medallist Adam Goodes for their handling of... more
How YouTube Erased History in Its Battle Against White Supremacy  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Last week, YouTube launched a crackdown on white supremacists and purveyors of hoaxes. more
San Francisco tapping AI to reduce racial bias in making criminal charges - CNET  CNET · 5 days
The technology will help Lady Justice keep her blindfold on, says San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón. more
Living and breathing while Black: Racial profiling and other acts of violence  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Recently, Shelby McPhee, a young Black male graduate student presenting at the largest Canadian academic gathering, the 88th annual Congress of the Humanities and... more
US prosecutors to use AI in bid to reduce racial bias  Sky News · 6 days
Prosecutors in San Francisco are to use artificial intelligence (AI) to try and reduce racial bias when considering whether to charge suspects with a crime. more
San Francisco using AI to make charging decisions colourblind  Sky News · 6 days
Prosecutors in San Francisco are to use artificial intelligence to try to reduce racial bias when considering whether to charge suspects with a crime. more
San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias  ABC NEWS · 6 days
In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce bias in the criminal courts more
San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, adopting a system that strips certain identifying details... more
Pepe the Frog creator reaches settlement over Infowars usage  TechCrunch · 1 week
Once released, art belongs to the world. No one knows that better than Matt Furie. The Boys Club cartoonist has spent several years grappling with how the internet has coopted... more
Infowars settles Pepe the Frog copyright lawsuit for $15,000  THE VERGE · 1 week
Infowars will pay the creator of Pepe the Frog $15,000 to settle a lawsuit over the use of... more
The growing chaos at YouTube  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
There was so much news this week that we had to add another Vergecast episode to cover it all. Besides Apple’s WWDC, the most important story... more
YouTube to ban 'hateful,' 'supremacist' videos  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
YouTube announced Wednesday it would ban videos promoting or glorifying racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting. more
YouTube will let bigot monetize if he removes link to homophobic merch  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
YouTube has made the weakest, least courageous response to mass backlash regarding it’s ruling yesterday that right-wing personality Steven Crowder’s racist and homophobic attacks... more
YouTube bans neo-Nazis and videos that deny ‘well-documented violent events’  Global News · 2 weeks
The new rules, which take effect immediately, will prohibit content that denies the Holocaust or promotes white supremacy. more
YouTube updates hate speech guidelines to prohibit videos  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content. more
YouTube updates hate speech guidelines to prohibit videos  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content more
The racist roots of American policing: From slave patrols to traffic stops  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officers and vigilantes in recent years helped give rise to the Black... more
Airbnb Host Kicks Out Black Guests in Racist Exchange  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
It was around 2am on Saturday when the Airbnb host kicked Kenneth Simpson and his friends out of her New York townhouse. more
More blacks got timely cancer care after 'Obamacare': Study  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on treatment after a diagnosis of advanced... more
Mark Zuckerberg’s Security Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Zuckerberg's Head of security Liam Booth has been accused of sexually harassing other household staffers and making derogatory racist, sexist, homophobic and transphobic remarks about other staffers as well as Zuckerberg's wife... more
Mark Zuckerberg's security chief faces racism complaint  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The head of personal security for Mark Zuckerberg was on leave Friday pending a probe into complaints of sexual harassment and racism, some of it involving the Facebook chief's wife. more
Racism has a toxic effect  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have long known that racism is linked to health problems, but now results from a small study using RNA tests show that racism appears to increase chronic inflammation among African Americans. more
How white supremacists evade Facebook bans  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Yesterday Twitter, in response to years of complaints about letting white nationalists use the platform even though they had already been banned, said that... more
Report: Zuckerberg security chief accused of misconduct  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The security chief of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his family has been accused of sexual misconduct and making racist and homophobic comments about members of his staff and about Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan more
Twitter Looking Into Whether White Supremacists Should Be Banned  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Twitter is conducting in-house research to decide whether racism-promoting white supremacists should stay on its platform. more
The horror movie Ma should be more daring about its racial themes  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Ma opens with a vision of disappointment. U-Haul trailer in tow, newly divorced mom Erica (Juliette Lewis) and her 16-year-old daughter Maggie (Diana Silvers)... more
Twitter is researching whether it should ban white supremacists  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Twitter has started looking into whether its belief that keeping white supremacists on its platform is a good... more
Important differences found in characteristics, progression of lupus among racial/ethnic groups  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In the first epidemiologic study comparing lupus among four major racial/ethnic groups, researchers found that, following a lupus diagnosis, Blacks, Asians/Pacific Islanders, and Hispanics are at... more
How dogs help keep multiracial neighborhoods socially segregated  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Cities in the United States are getting less segregated and, according to a recent national survey, most Americans value the country's racial diversity. more
Harris' bill seeks to address racial bias in maternal care  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 presidential candidates on the issue more
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