Racism

US police's facial recognition systems misidentify Black people

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

As nationwide protests continue, the message is no longer just about specific incidents of violence, but about what demonstrators say is systemic racism in policing.
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‘Clear work to do:' Lawyer named new head of embattled human rights museum

1 hour ago   |   National Post

WINNIPEG - Isha Khan has spent her career upholding human rights. The Winnipeg lawyer may now be facing her most public battle as she takes the helm of a museum under fire for...
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The Unfinished Business of Women's Suffrage

4 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Years before the Nineteenth Amendment would be ratified, Elizabeth Cady Stanton devised a history of women's suffrage. In her telling, the movement traces its origins to a...
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NASA drops 'insensitive' nicknames including 'Eskimo Nebula'

6 hours ago   |   ABC

You can add NASA to the list of major entities that are addressing discriminatory names and branding.
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Gods, Monsters and H.P. Lovecraft's Uncanny Legacy

16 hours ago   |   NY Times

The author's stories have influenced countless works, including the new HBO series “Lovecraft Country.” But how do modern adapters reckon with his racism, his sexism and his...
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NASA drops 'insensitive' celestial nicknames, including 'Eskimo Nebula'

18 hours ago   |   ABC

You can add NASA to the list of major entities that are addressing discriminatory names and branding.
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Colorado State pauses football after allegations of racism

19 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Colorado State paused activities after an investigation into the program's handling of COVID-19 cases uncovered allegations of racism and verbal abuse.
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Black Americans fighting for equality on the frontlines of the Black Lives Matter protests explain what the movement means to them

Black Americans fighting for equality on the frontlines of the Black Lives Matter protests explain what the movement means to them

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Polls suggest that about 15 million to 26 million people in the US have participated in recent anti-racism rallies, according to the The New York Times. Broadly speaking...
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10 habits that define mentally resilient people, according to the author of a book on emotional intelligence for leaders

10 habits that define mentally resilient people, according to the author of a book on emotional intelligence for leaders

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Kristin Harper is an author and CEO of Driven to Succeed, LLC, a leadership development company that specializes in market research and brand strategy consulting. In her book...
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Black women account for less than 3% of U.S. doctors. Is health care finally ready to face racism and sexism?

Black women account for less than 3% of U.S. doctors. Is health care finally ready to face racism and sexism?

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Uché Blackstock's experience at her last employer might sound depressingly familiar to many Black employees across corporate America . An emergency physician who spent eight...
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Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Operating hours at all Central Florida parks are changing. Read more ...

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

BALTIMORE - One person has died and others were reportedly trapped after an explosion Monday morning in Maryland, according to the Baltimore Firefighters Union IAFF Local... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: More than 97,000 kids tested positive...

What you need to know about COVID-19: More than 97,000 kids tested positive for virus in last 2 weeks of July

A report, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association, said in the last two weeks of July, there was a 40% increase in child cases... Read more ...

McDonald's sues ousted CEO, alleging he destroyed evidence of employee...

McDonald's sues ousted CEO, alleging he destroyed evidence of employee relationships

McDonald's says it's suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up... Read more ...

Nearly 100,000 children in the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19 last 2...

Nearly 100,000 children in the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19 last 2 weeks of July

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under China's new national security law, but said he would still stay and fight

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy voices, arrested under China's new national security law on Monday. Lai, who partly owns the publisher of the... Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on August 6, but subsequent tests came back negative. Speaking to CNN, the Republican governor said the experience points to... Read more ...

Coronavirus in Kansas City: Tracking COVID-19 curve of cases, deaths

Coronavirus in Kansas City: Tracking COVID-19 curve of cases, deaths

We're tracking the curve of coronavirus cases and coronavirus-related deaths that have occurred in Missouri and Kansas. Read more ...

Lebanon's entire government resigns over Beirut blast, minister says

Lebanon's entire government resigns over Beirut blast, minister says

Lebanon health minister on Monday said “the whole government resigned” in the wake of last week's massive explosion, which claimed at least 220 lives and injured about 6,000... Read more ...