She Belongs to the Streets … 304s Compete for Attention in their Magic City Uniform in ATL – YouTube

This is just sad and disgusting at the same time… these the kinda yamp who danced with Kevin Samuels died and don’t want ANY kind of scrutiny or accountability for anything they do…..

She Belongs to the Streets … 304s Compete for Attention in their Magic City Uniform in ATL#modernwomen #datingadvice #relationships

She Belongs to the Streets … 304s Compete for Attention in their Magic City Uniform in ATL – YouTube

Why We Need a White History Month | The Amber Ruffin Show – YouTube

It’s Black History Month! Yay! Every morning this month, Amber wakes up and looks to see what’s waiting for her under the Tubman Tree. Will it be a white person telling her what Martin Luther King would have wanted? Or, better yet—someone saying, “Why do we need a Black History Month? How would you like it if we had a White History Month?” You might be thinking, “every month is White History Month.” But hear Amber out—maybe we *do* need a White History Month, because the American history that’s taught in schools is so whitewashed, we don’t learn the real story.

Why We Need a White History Month | The Amber Ruffin Show – YouTube

‘It’s Very Much a Rigged Game’: How a Video Game Called ‘Dot’s Home’ Highlights Discriminatory Housing Policies in the U.S.

This is a dope concept!

Can people be enlightened about housing inequality through a video game? That’s the purpose of Dot’s Home — a video game whose purpose is just that.

The narrative-driven game centers around Dorothea “Dot” Hawkins, a 20-year-old Black woman who goes back in time to help different generations of her family make decisions about housing. Dot time travels via a magic key to the ‘50s, ‘90s, 2010s, and then 2021, Input Magazine reported. 

Dot is living in her grandma’s rundown house, located in a disinvested Black neighborhood in Detroit. Dot travels back in time to help; for example, her grandparents decide if they should invest in a fixer-upper as their first home. In another scene, Dot must help her parents decide if they should move away from their community to the suburbs after their public housing home is set for demolition, Bloomberg reported.

Dot travels through different decades, each highlighting “a defining moment in history for Black homeownership: the Great Migration of the 20th century, urban renewal efforts in the 1990s, and finally, the 2010 foreclosure crisis that helped spur gentrification,” Bloomberg reports, At each stop Dot must transverse racist housing policies and predatory lending practices. Ultimately, the game proves the odds are stacked up against Dot from creating generational wealth, no matter what decade she is in and the decisions she makes.

The American dream myth is that wealth and prosperity is out there for everyone’s taking, and that the house with the white picket fence is accessible to all. But players in Dot’s Game are shown the obstacles faced by Black homebuyers in the U.S.

“We wanted players to play the game and not necessarily empathize with Dot’s family but just to bear witness to, and accompany them through, these very intimate but consequential moments,” Christina Rosales, housing and land director at the community organizing nonprofit PowerSwitch Action and a co-producer of the game, told Bloomberg.

“As a player, you might feel like you have the choice to change the course of the future for this family, but ultimately, you don’t. It’s very much a rigged game. You get what you get,” Rosales told Kotaku.

The focus of Dot’s Home is to illustrate how Blacks, as well as other minorities, have to deal with housing issues, food insecurity and environmental risks, among other issues.

The concept for the game was developed through the Rise-Home Stories Project, an organization composed of Black and minority organizers that includes game designers, writers, activists and others. The group’s mission is to “change our [the] relationship to land, home, and race, by transforming the stories we tell about them,” according to its website.

Dot’s Home, which was released in late-October, and is free to play on Steam, Itch.io, Google Play and Apple’s App Store.

Facebook’s race-blind policies around hate speech came at the expense of Black users, new documents show

Don’t I know about this firsthand….

Last year, researchers at Facebook showed executives an example of the kind of hate speech circulating on the social network: an actual post featuring an image of four female Democratic lawmakers, known collectively as “The Squad.”

The poster, whose name was scrubbed out for privacy, referred to the women, two of whom are Muslim, as “swami rag heads.” A comment from another person used even more vulgar language, referring to the four women of color as “black c—s,” according to internal company documents exclusively obtained by The Washington Post.

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Why Does Artificial Intelligence Always End Up Being Racist? | The Amber Ruffin Show – YouTube

 

Technology is supposed to make our lives more convenient and more equitable. Because, unlike people, computers and algorithms can’t be racist. But what if they totally are? #TheAmberRuffinShow #PeacockTV #Racism

Why Does Artificial Intelligence Always End Up Being Racist? | The Amber Ruffin Show – YouTube

What Is AI Bias and How Can Developers Avoid It?

 

This is why we need more indigenous people in tech and learning STEM because the AI is adopting the biases of it’s coders…..

Artificial intelligence capabilities are expanding exponentially, with AI now being utilized in industries from advertising to medical research. The use of AI in more sensitive areas such as facial recognition software, hiring algorithms, and healthcare provision, have precipitated debate about bias and fairness.

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Three Children Attacked a Black Woman. A Sheriff’s Deputy Arrived — and Beat Her More. — ProPublica

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy accused of holding a Black woman by her hair and slamming her head repeatedly into the pavement with such force that a witness to the Sept. 20 incident said it ripped several of Shantel Arnold’s braids from her scalp. A 14-second video captured the incident in the New Orleans suburb where, for decades, Black residents have accused the Sheriff’s Office of targeting them.

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Funny things about the CIA and drugs….

Funny about the interconnectedness of things….

How the CIA tried to use the Mafia to kill Castro while ignoring the Corsican drug trade….

How the CIA trained mercenary survivors of the Bay of Pigs fiasco basically turned MIA into the drug hub it became….

How Air America (a CIA front to move guns,money and men under the radar) was used to profit off the golden triangle’s supply of poppies (which make heroin if u didnt know) out of Laos (where the US wasn’t supposed to be during Vietnam) and move it all around the world cuttin out the Corsican mafia…. Continue reading