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Woman says she applied to Target as a Black girl, got rejected—applied again as mixed-race, got to second stage

'Do I hear a lawsuit coming?'

On Jul 12, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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Facebook slammed for giving far-right preferential treatment after blacklist of ‘dangerous individuals and groups’ leaks

The company also was criticized for bias against certain races and religions.

On Oct 12, 2021 by Claire Goforth

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‘Apartment Karen’ blocks Black resident from pool, lets white resident in without question

Apartment Karen was placed on disciplinary leave after the video went viral.

On Jun 13, 2020 by Stacy Fernandez

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Smoothie King workers accuse Black girl of trying to pay with counterfeit money

It scanned as real money after her parents confronted them in a viral video.

On Jun 10, 2020 by Moises Mendez II

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Twitter, Facebook reportedly not invited to Trump social media summit

Trump has railed against social media companies for a while now.

On Jul 8, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

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Can a browser extension combat political bias in your news diet?

There's a smarter way to consume your news.

On May 13, 2019 by Ben Dickson

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White women think black women’s natural hair is unprofessional, less attractive

A new study finds that 1 in 5 black women feel pressure to straighten their hair for work.

On Feb 9, 2017 by Jaya Saxena

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Surprise! More women than men think there’s gender inequality in the workplace

77 percent of women say it's a thing, compared to 56 percent of men.

On Sep 26, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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Research shows gender bias in Google’s voice recognition

Google can recognize men's voices better.

On Jul 15, 2016 by Selena Larson

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Judge in Stanford rape case faces recall threats

The judge's critics are calling him biased in favor of the rapist. Both are Stanford graduates.

On Jun 6, 2016 by Jason Reed, Lyz Lenz

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The futures of many prison inmates depend on racially biased algorithms

Prisons use algorithms to predict recidivism, but the code is biased against black offenders.

On May 23, 2016 by Selena Larson

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Americans don’t want the government regulating Facebook despite trending-topics scandal

Don't tread on my News Feed.

On May 18, 2016 by Aaron Sankin

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Key Senate committee leader asks Facebook CEO if site’s trending topics have liberal bias

Facebook has already said that there is 'no evidence' of it imposing a liberal bias on the trending list.

On May 10, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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Pay-equity issues follow women onto eBay, too

Research shows men make more for the same products.

On Feb 22, 2016 by Selena Larson

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This high-tech book uses facial recognition to decide whether to open for you

A text that won't settle for anything short of an ideal reader.

On Feb 2, 2015 by Miles Klee