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
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
‘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
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
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
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
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
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
Research shows gender bias in Google’s voice recognition
Google can recognize men's voices better.
On Jul 15, 2016 by Selena Larson
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
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
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
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
Pay-equity issues follow women onto eBay, too
Research shows men make more for the same products.
On Feb 22, 2016 by Selena Larson