Racism

12.11.15
Racial discrimination skews Airbnb rentals, study claims
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Racial discrimination skews Airbnb rentals, study claims

Guests with African-American sounding names are 16-percent less likely to get a room

By S. Buckley,   12.11.15
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12.10.15
Zuckerberg: Facebook will fight to protect Muslim rights
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Zuckerberg: Facebook will fight to protect Muslim rights

The statement is a direct response to Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from the US.

By T. Seppala,   12.10.15
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11.30.15
Post a racist comment online, see it on a billboard near your house
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Post a racist comment online, see it on a billboard near your house

Brazilian equality group Criola demonstrates the real-world effects of nasty online messages.

By J. Conditt,   11.30.15
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11.13.15
Tim Cook says Apple will learn from discrimination seen in Australia store
11.13.15

Tim Cook says Apple will learn from discrimination seen in Australia store

In a letter to Apple employees, Cook says, "None of us are happy with the way this was handled."

By J. Conditt,   11.13.15
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11.02.15
Anonymous says it's outing 1,000 prominent KKK members (updated)
11.02.15

Anonymous says it's outing 1,000 prominent KKK members (updated)

Anonymous activists have started naming 1,000 prominent people they say are Ku Klux Klan members.

By J. Fingas,   11.02.15
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08.26.15
Web tool measures your Reddit friends' bigotry
08.26.15

Web tool measures your Reddit friends' bigotry

An unofficial web tool will give you an idea of how bigoted a given Reddit user tends to be.

By J. Fingas,   08.26.15
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05.20.15
Trolls are using Twitter ads to push hate speech
05.20.15

Trolls are using Twitter ads to push hate speech

As much as Twitter is doing to fight harassment lately, it's clear that ill-willed users are still...

By J. Fingas,   05.20.15
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01.16.15
Gaming while black: Casual racism to cautious optimism
01.16.15

Gaming while black: Casual racism to cautious optimism

NPR's Planet Money reported last year on a culture shift in 1984 that drove many women away from p...

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01.16.15
Gaming while black: Casual racism to cautious optimism
01.16.15

Gaming while black: Casual racism to cautious optimism

NPR's Planet Money reported last year on a culture shift in 1984 that drove many women away from pu...

By J. Conditt,   01.16.15
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