By Megan Thompson
Agents for Change
A growing body of research indicates that artificial intelligence systems used for job recruitment reinforce racial and gender inequality. Now, innovators are developing software that promises more accountability, and combats — rather than perpetuates — employment discrimination.
By Zoe Rohrich
In our news wrap Friday, the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees interviewed former FBI director James Comey in a closed-door deposition, as House Republicans investigate FBI actions during the 2016 presidential campaign. Plus, the man who killed a woman after…
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. Justice Department charged that Chicago’s police have been violating people’s rights for years. The department found widespread use of excessive force and racial bias against blacks and Latinos. Also, President-elect Donald Trump aimed…
By PBS NewsHour
The threat of attacks at home can drive divisive and dangerous rhetoric. How do we keep our fear in check? Gwen Ifill explores that question with Ronald Brownstein of The Atlantic, Dalia Mogahed of the Institute for Social Policy and…
National attention has been focused on overt racial tensions on college campuses across the country. But what about smaller, subtle, more persistent forms of racism? Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault speaks to Derald Wing Sue of Teachers College at Columbia University…
In the wake of the death of an unarmed black teenager at the hands of police in Ferguson, Missouri, the Justice Department is launching a $5 million initiative to foster better relationships between communities and their police departments. Gwen Ifill…
Being gay is extremely taboo in deeply religious Uganda, where one tabloid urged the hanging of people it called the country's "top homos." Fred de Sam Lazaro reports how the re-emergence of a bill to impose severe penalties for homosexuality,…
Ex-Rutgers Student Guilty of Invasion of Privacy, Bias Intimidation…
Investigation Finds Members of Congress Steer Millions Close to Home…
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