Though crime happens everywhere, predictive policing tools send cops to poor/black neighborhoods

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Though crime happens everywhere, predictive policing tools send cops to poor/black neighborhoods ——- Researchers from the Human Rights Data Analysis Group (previously) obtained a copy of the Predpol predictive policing system that police departments around America have spent a fortune on in order to find out where to set their patrols, and fed it Oakland’s […]

El Cajon police say unarmed black man pointed vape at officer before he was shot to death

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El Cajon police say unarmed black man pointed vape at officer before he was shot to death ——- Alfred Okwera Olango, who was black, was fatally shot by police in El Cajon, California on Tuesday. Police in the San Diego suburb city say the 38 year old Ugandan immigrant pointed a vape pen or e-cigarette […]

Serena Williams on police killings of black Americans: "I won’t be silent"

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Serena Williams on police killings of black Americans: "I won’t be silent" ——- The world’s greatest living tennis player wrote something on Facebook today about police killings of unarmed black Americans. (more…) ——- • Source: Go to Source ——- • Author’s Name: Xeni Jardin – Profile ——- • This Feed pulled from: Boing Boing ——- […]

The AI Now Report: social/economic implications of near-future AI

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The AI Now Report: social/economic implications of near-future AI ——- The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Economic Council convened a symposium at NYU’s Information Law Institute in July, and they’ve released their report: 25 crisp (if slightly wonky) pages on how AI could increase inequality, erode accountability, and lead […]

Video released of Tulsa police fatally shooting unarmed black man Terence Crutcher

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Video released of Tulsa police fatally shooting unarmed black man Terence Crutcher ——- WARNING: The video in this post is graphic and documents a violent death. In Tulsa, Oklahoma, police have released video that shows a white police officer shooting and killing an unarmed black man. In the video, Terence Crutcher can be seen raising […]

How America abandoned the only policy that consistently closes the black-white educational gap

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How America abandoned the only policy that consistently closes the black-white educational gap ——- After 1954’s landmark Brown v Board of Ed ruling, America’s (largely racially segregated) cities began racially integrating their schools by busing black kids to white neighborhoods, a project that hit its stride at the start of the 1970s. It worked. (more…) […]