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Government Data Practices as Necropolitics and Racial Arithmetic

On Oct 8, 2020
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RT @GlobalDataJust: In the inaugural essay of our new 𝘿𝙖𝙩𝙖 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙋𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙢𝙞𝙘 𝙋𝙤𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙘𝙨 series, Rashida Richardson of @RutgersLaw critically examines necropolitics, racial arithmetic and government data practices within the US response to COVID-19 https://t.co/l8DnAwgAiu #datajustice https://t.co/msnYJAFo7a
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By Rashida Richardson

globaldatajustice.org
On Oct 8, 2020
@AINowInstitute shared
RT @GlobalDataJust: In the inaugural essay of our new 𝘿𝙖𝙩𝙖 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙋𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙢𝙞𝙘 𝙋𝙤𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙘𝙨 series, Rashida Richardson of @RutgersLaw critically examines necropolitics, racial arithmetic and government data practices within the US response to COVID-19 https://t.co/l8DnAwgAiu #datajustice https://t.co/msnYJAFo7a
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New York police take seconds to restore reputation for brutality

New York police take seconds to restore reputation for brutality

Driving vehicles into protesters demanding justice for George Floyd earned the backing of the mayor, but of few others

Curbing Implicit Bias: What Works and What Doesn't

Curbing Implicit Bias: What Works and What Doesn't

Psychologists have yet to find a way to diminish hidden prejudice, but they do have strategies for thwarting discrimination.

Black Lives Matter: Eliminating Racial Inequity in the Criminal Justice System

Black Lives Matter: Eliminating Racial Inequity in the Criminal Justice System

Like an avalanche, racial disparity grows cumulatively as people traverse the criminal justice system. This report identifies four key features... Read More »

Making people aware of their implicit biases doesn’t usually change minds. But here’s what does work

Making people aware of their implicit biases doesn’t usually change minds. But here’s what does work

Psychologists have yet to find a way to diminish hidden prejudice, but they do have strategies for thwarting discrimination.

These Two Lawyers Face Up To Life In Prison For Allegedly Burning An Empty Cop Car

These Two Lawyers Face Up To Life In Prison For Allegedly Burning An Empty Cop Car

The federal case against the lawyers Colin Mattis and Urooj Rahman is a stark example of how the Trump administration is cracking down on Black Lives Matter protesters.

Roland Fryer is wrong: There is racial bias in shootings by police

Roland Fryer is wrong: There is racial bias in shootings by police

Roland Fryer, an economics professor at Harvard University, recently published a working paper at NBER on the topic of racial bias in police use of force and police shootings. The paper ...

There Is No Epidemic of Racist Police Shootings

There Is No Epidemic of Racist Police Shootings

A new study debunks a common myth. The Democratic presidential candidates have revived the anti-police rhetoric of the Obama years. Joe Biden’s criminal-justice plan promises that after his ...

The Fire This Time

The Fire This Time

The Society Pages (TSP) is an open-access social science project headquartered in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota

How Domestic Spying Tools Undermine Racial Justice Protests

How Domestic Spying Tools Undermine Racial Justice Protests

Digital technology helped spur historic protests for racial justice. But now it is being weaponized to undermine basic rights.

End racial injustice? Abolish prisons, some U.S. activists say

End racial injustice? Abolish prisons, some U.S. activists say

Black men are six times more likely to be in jail or prison than are white men in the United States, research shows

Why Minneapolis Was the Breaking Point

Why Minneapolis Was the Breaking Point

Black men and women are still dying across the country. The power that is American policing has conceded nothing.

COVID-19 Shines a Harsh Light on Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

COVID-19 Shines a Harsh Light on Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

Stories That Caught Our Attention: How the epidemic is exacerbating the health disparities that have long burdened people of color.

A Timeline of Events That Led to the 2020 'Fed Up'-rising

A Timeline of Events That Led to the 2020 'Fed Up'-rising

Without the proper context, it is impossible to understand the mushroom cloud of uprisings that are exploding across the country in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breanna Taylor, ...

A Civil Rights Expert Explains the Social Science of Police Racism

A Civil Rights Expert Explains the Social Science of Police Racism

Columbia University attorney Alexis J. Hoag discusses the history of how we got to this point and the ways that researchers can help reduce bias against black Americans throughout the legal ...

We Can’t Police Our Way Out of a Pandemic

We Can’t Police Our Way Out of a Pandemic

Punitive responses will just burden those who have already been hit hard by the coronavirus.

Police and Big Tech Are Partners in Crime. We Need to Abolish Them Both

Police and Big Tech Are Partners in Crime. We Need to Abolish Them Both

Silicon Valley has made billions of dollars empowering the police by pitching surveillance and data analysis technology as unbiased. It’s not.