racism

Silicon Valley Responds to Trump and Hate

August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Silicon Valley, the very heart and brain of the nation’s tech industry, is sending a strong message to both Donald Trump and white supremacist, NO! Since the neo-nazi and alt-right demonstration in Charlottesville the nation...

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NAACP Partners with AirBnB to Fight Racism

August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

AirBnB and the NAACP have teamed up to fight racism on the hospitality platform. Guests have repeatedly reported that hosts using the app have discriminated against people of color. Airbnb has been fighting for years...

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Facebook Fights Ad Discrimination

February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Facebook is fighting back against advertisers that discriminate. The world’s largest social media website has been severely criticized for its ethnic affinity advertising tool. The technology, while not intended to be used as a discrimination...

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Race and Technology – JimCrow.com

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Segregation lives online. During the Civil Rights era segregation, separate but equal, Jim Crow and racial separation was what the fight was all about. Racial equality and justice for all was the battle cry. The...

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Racism Online: Facebook Profited From Racist Ads

November 16, 2016 | 4 Comments

Facebook has allowed advertisers to discriminate against people of color. As simple as that. The world’s largest social media site is also the greatest collector of personal information in the history of mankind. To profit...

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In case you haven’t heard Airbnb is not racist. Not at all. But the website is fighting the racism of its users. Again and again racist users of Airbnb have refused accommodations to people of color....

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Neighborhood websites have become the newest communication tool to inform communities. Community homeowner associations use websites for disseminating news and information and individual neighbors are using the Internet to communicate and address issues. They also...

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Race and Technology – Racism Online

May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Internet is a very racist place. Racism online is rampant because many people enjoy the anonymity that the Internet provides. Thoughts, ideas and opinions can be expressed without question. Extremist groups once had to...

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Race and Technology – Algorithms

May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Algorithm– a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations, especially by a computer. If you think computing, technology and the Internet is color blind you would be wrong. We...

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Racial profiling is a reality. People of color have suffered from the idea that we are untrustworthy and dishonest by nature. Nothing could father from the truth. As a result of this hideous myth black...

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