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How machine learning in policing could fuel racial discrimination

The debate over the police using machine learning is intensifying – it is considered in some quarters as controversial as stop and search. Stop and search is one of the most contentious areas of how the police interact with the public. It has been heavily criticized for being discriminatory towards black and minority ethnic groups, …

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Blaming mass shootings on video games is based on racial discrimination

Since the first “violent” video game was created, there have been endless claims that video games lead to violent behavior in real life — despite study after study proving this theory wrong. The speculation is still prominent as last month, after multiple mass shootings in the US, President Trump blamed “the glorification of violence” in …

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Russia’s Plan for 2020 U.S. Presidential Election – Inflaming Racial Discord?

In a Facebook post on May 21, exiled politician Mikhail Khodorkovsky said Russia had a plan for the next presidential election in the U.S. and the plan was to aggravate racial discord in the country. A day earlier, NBC News published documents, which the agency said it had obtained from a London, U.K.-based team of …

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Starbucks Deals with Racial Discrimination, Tech Startups Struggle with Compensation – Small Business Trends

Whether your business has single or multiple locations, having a great management system in place for everyone to follow is critically important. Starbucks became aware of this fact with an incident that took place in Philadelphia which made national headlines. The issue should teach businesses of all sizes some valuable lessons. In other news, tech …

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What Small Businesses Can Learn from H&M’s Racial Blunder

This week, H&M was declared racially insensitive when a hoodie reading “COOLEST MONKEY IN THE JUNGLE” was modeled on a black child on their website. While the retailer offered an apology, this isn’t the first time where they put an offensive product up for purchase, and it harkens back to other incidents where Zara and …

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