social justice

algorithms

Flawed Algorithms Are Grading Millions of Students’ Essays

Fooled by gibberish and highly susceptible to human bias, automated essay-scoring systems are being increasingly adopted, a Motherboard investigation has found
Todd Feathers
8.20.19
videos

How to Build a Socially Conscious and Profitable Food Business

In an outtake from "Hustle," Wen-Jay Ying of Local Roots gets tips on how to build a profitable food business that still makes an impact.
Staff MUNCHIES
2.15.19
NFL

Panthers Safety Eric Reid Selected for Another "Random" Drug Test

By the Carolina safety's count, this is the seventh test in the 11 weeks since he signed with Panthers.
Sean Newell
12.18.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Gives Them Hope About the Future

Welcome to the bright side of Motherboard’s two-part poll about the future.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
Culture

Ava DuVernay, Lauryn Hill, and More Unite to Call for Prison Reform

During the fourth annual TIDAL X: BROOKLYN concert, Ava DuVernay will speak about the importance of criminal justice reform.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.23.18
Opinion

Colin Kaepernick's Nike Deal is Humiliating for the NFL

As the new face of Nike, Colin Kaepernick will be on every field, every Sunday.
Sean Newell
9.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Offers Class on 'Surviving the Aftermath'

Officer Betty Shelby says her class is all about helping other cops who are "victimized by anti-police groups and tried in the court of public opinion."
Drew Schwartz
8.28.18
supreme court

How Justice Kennedy's Retirement Could Spell Doom for Abortion and Gay Rights

President Donald Trump could appoint a conservative Supreme Court Justice keen on overturning landmark rulings.
Marie Solis
6.27.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

New Jersey's Black Caucus could be the state's biggest obstacle for legalizing weed

New Jersey's governor Phil Murphy has made legal weed one of his pet issues.
Roberto Ferdman
5.31.18
Meek Mill

Meek Mill and Philadelphia Show Us the Path Forward to Criminal Justice Reform

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins writes that the recent election of a progressive district attorney in Philadelphia has demonstrated how we can take action against systemic inequities.
Malcolm Jenkins
5.9.18
Vice News Tonight

R. Kelly continues to tour despite efforts to #MuteRKelly

R. Kelly has sold more than 60 million records worldwide. Accusations against him have ranged from child pornography to rape
Nyasha Shani Foy
3.3.18
Black Women Making History

LA's 'Pot Czar' Cares Who Cashes in on Legal Weed

Cat Packer is the executive director of the Department of Cannabis Regulation. She's using her office to rectify the failures of the war on drugs.
Justin Caffier
2.23.18
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