Mourners gathered at St. Paul Cathedral on Thursday to pay their respects to Philando Castile, the 32-year-old Minnesota man who was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop. During the service, several people who were close to Castile spoke highly of his character. Rev. Steve Daniels Jr. spoke out: “Once again we have the […]
Tag: Racial Bias
Black parents in Buffalo call attention to alleged institutional racism. They’re prepared to seek a federal civil rights investigation.
Chicago-based Johnson Publishing has decided to sell Ebony and Jet Magazines to the Clear View Group in Austin, Texas.
https://twitter.com/iBeKabir/status/740005897930452992 If you search for “three Black teenagers” in Google, the algorithm offers an array of mug shots. But if you search for “three White teenagers,” well, an assortment of images of smiling White girls and boys pops up. The awareness comes after Kabir Alli, 18, a senior at Clover Hill High School, in […]
A ProPublica analysis of software widely used throughout the criminal justice system inaccurately predicts future criminal activity. It also uncovered a pattern of racial bias.
Federal investigators visited Wake County, N.C. to investigate complaints about racial bias in the school district. This is part of an ongoing civil rights probe.
The protests on college campuses against racial bias are proving to be effective. Just days after the president of the University of Missouri resigned, Claremont…
TIME recently recognized six influential Black teenagers for their “30 Most Influential Teens of 2015”
Prosecutors in Louisiana are excluding potential Black jurors three times as often as jurors of another race by using peremptory challenges