U.S. Police Can’t Stop Killing

Map: 1,500 people killed during interactions with police in the 9 months since the killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Data from Fatal … U.S. Police Can’t Stop Killing For anyone holding in to the delusion that a new administration would mean the end of the on going war on Black life, a […]

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Defying Dixie at the Cotton Lofts

Glenda Gilmore’s Defying Dixie describes the leftist activism that laid the foundation for the subsequent Civil Rights and Movement for Black Lives. Her stories of hit home for many of us — her recounting of the Atlanta Six case at Atlanta’s Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill in particular for me and Atlanta folx. My great […]

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Black In AI 2020 call for papers

The call for papers for the Fourth Black In AI conference is out! Submissions are due on October 2. If you’re not familiar with the Black In AI conference, its primary goal is to promote and sustain the development of Black and African researchers in the data science, machine learning, and AI communities. From the […]

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The Black Computing Community’s call for equity and fairness

Black people in computing and their allies — designers, developers, technical support professionals, bloggers, data scientists, technical writers, on and on — have issued a call for equity and fairness. Read it https://blacksincomputingopenlettercommunity.wordpress.com/ We want computing to stop harming and menacing Black lives. We want equity in computing and not repression. We want justice.

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