Court Reporters May Be Writing Down Black People's Testimonies Wrong
A new study shows that stenographers frequently fail at correctly understanding and transcribing African American English, which can have devastating consequences for Black people in court.
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Race and Health
What It's Like to Be Labeled a Rude Black Girl
A new report quotes Black women on the ways adults assumed they were sexually active at an early age and labeled them as “loud, aggressive and angry” or “having an attitude problem."
Amazon Is Hiring a News Editor for Its ‘Neighborhood Watch’ App
Neighbors, the ‘neighborhood watch’ app that accompanies Amazon-owned Ring doorbell cameras, is hiring a Managing Editor for news alerts in the app.
Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Founders Brewery Can Move Forward, Judge Rules
The suit, filed by a former employee, alleges a "racist internal corporate culture" as well as structural discrimination.
Be Good and Rewatch It Is Taking a Break
It's not you, it's 'Us.'
'Native Son' Proves How Little Has Changed for Black People in America
HBO's modern adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1940 novel shows the fears and anxieties that constrain so many Black people.
How to Pronounce Names You've Never Seen Before
Just because someone's name doesn't conform to the norms of your culture doesn't give you the right to ruin it.
How ‘Unicorn Riot’ Exposes The Far Right Online
This week, CYBER speaks to Freddy Martinez, one of the members of Unicorn Riot, a media collective that’s been tracking and exposing nazis, racists, and other far-right people on the internet.
Colonialism, Racism, and a Star Wars Trailer in the Same Podcast? Sure.
What a week.
YouTube Gives a New Home to Racist Views on IQ
The topic of IQ has been making a resurgence on YouTube not only as a good way to measure intelligence, but as a tool that can be used to promote scientific racism.
YouTube Livestream of Congressional Hearing About ‘Rise of White Nationalism’ Is Filled With White Nationalism
The live comment section of the YouTube live stream of the House Judiciary hearing on hate crimes and white nationalism was filled with hateful trolls.
Facebook Bans Faith Goldy, Other Canadian Far-Right Groups and Figures
The Canadian Anti-Hate Network said that Goldy was the “test as to whether [the new white nationalist] policy would be meaningful in Canada.”