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Pandemic masks have an unintended effect on intrusive facial recognition software

Masked protestors at Black Lives Matter protests are tripping face recognition tech used by police, as error rates are as high as 50 pc.

28 Jul 2020 6:53 PM

Thousands walk off job in US to protest racial inequality

Dubbed 'Strike for Black Lives', the protest demands sweeping action by corporations and government to confront systemic racism

20 Jul 2020 11:53 AM

Statue of Black protester replaces toppled UK slave trader

The statue, titled “A Surge of Power (Jen Reid)” was erected before dawn on Wednesday without approval from city officials

15 Jul 2020 3:38 PM

'More white people': Trump downplays police violence against Black people

‘What a terrible question to ask,’ Trump responded when asked why Black people were still dying at the hands of law enforcement in US

15 Jul 2020 11:21 AM

Virus and racism merge as a brutal blow to Black well-being

Institutional racism is a brutal blow to Black people’s well-being and renewed calls for racial justice in all realms including health care

06 Jul 2020 11:08 AM

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Weekend-long protests in Australia to support Black Lives Matter movement

An ancient Aboriginal smoking ceremony took place as families of those who have lost relatives while in police custody circled

05 Jul 2020 2:52 PM

Black lives don’t matter at Facebook, only on their posters, staffer files discrimination complaint

This isn’t the first criticism a Black employee has levelled at Facebook.

03 Jul 2020 6:22 PM

Black Facebook employee files racial discrimination complaint

Facebook said in a statement it takes discrimination allegations seriously and investigates every case

03 Jul 2020 10:03 AM

'The Simpsons' will no longer have white actors voicing characters of colour

The decision includes the character of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, a grocer of Indian origin given voice by white actor Hank Azaria

27 Jun 2020 9:33 AM

NASCAR investigating noose found in Bubba Wallace garage at Alabama race

On Twitter, Wallace said “the despicable act of racism and hatred leaves me incredibly saddened"

22 Jun 2020 1:55 PM

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Liberal billionaire George Soros the target of conspiracy theories over black protests

The Hungarian-American, who is Jewish, has also been the subject of anti-Semitic attacks and conspiracy theories for decades.

21 Jun 2020 9:41 PM

Americans march for racial justice on Juneteenth anniversary

A day heavy with symbolism in the current atmosphere, the Juneteenth holiday commemorates the end of slavery in the United States

20 Jun 2020 8:48 AM

Youtube accused of racial discrimination, sued by black video artists

The suit says the company uses racial, identity and viewpoint profiling and filtering tools to restrict, censor, and denigrate blacks.

19 Jun 2020 8:16 PM

Amends for poor minority representation in Netflix? CEO to donate USD 120 million for black education

Reed Hastings and his wife will be giving USD 40 million each to three historically black colleges and universities in the Unites States.

17 Jun 2020 8:52 PM

New Zealand protesters take knee outside US consulate

As Michael Jackson's 'They Don't Care About Us' played in the background, the protesters chanted 'No justice, no peace' in unison

14 Jun 2020 7:43 PM

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Two more black men have died since the anti-racism protests started in US

Atlanta police chief resigns hours after Rayshard Brooks was fatally shot in a struggle over a police Taser

14 Jun 2020 9:20 AM

BLM rallies hit Australia for 2nd weekend, some banned

Thousands of people protested in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane against racism and the deaths of Indigenous Australians in custody

13 Jun 2020 11:43 AM

Websites taken down, police radio radio disrupted amid Black Lives Matter protests in US

There were interruptions to police radio frequencies in the last weekend of May as despatchers tried to direct responses to large protests.

12 Jun 2020 8:50 PM

Police rally for government support in France after chokehold ban

French police opine that new restrictions have gone too far, and have taken issue with any implication of systemic racism

12 Jun 2020 4:18 PM

Pulling down statues of racists? Africa’s done it for years

To be fair, new campaigns in the USA and Europe are now following Africa’s lead

12 Jun 2020 2:10 PM

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