Tag: Civil Rights

Archived: Amber Guyger Can't Be Fired During Investigation, Says Dallas Police Chief

At a town hall meeting where the community voiced concerns about why Amber Guyger is still employed and receiving pay, Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall said any further disciplinary action would compromise the ongoing investigation of Botham Jean’s death. Once the department is “assured, an administrative investigation will not impede…

Archived: Amazon 'In Denial' Its Facial 'Rekognition' Software is Racially Biased

Amazon’s facial recognition program Rekognition remains under fire for racial bias following the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) testing of the software, which could potentially be used by law enforcement to identify suspects. When running a check between members of Congress and a public mugshot database, Black and Latino members…

Archived: Ignoramus Sarah Huckabee Sanders Attacks John Lewis for Not Attending Trump's White Minstrel Show Appearance at Civil Rights Museum

According to the White House, a photo op at a civil rights museum holds more weight than being an active participant in and making sacrifices for the movement itself. That’s the message White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders communicated to Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) Thursday upon his announcement that…