Facebook accused of not removing hate speech in complaint under Australia’s racial discrimination laws | Australia news

Facebook is facing a complaint under Australia’s Racial Discrimination Act that the company is not doing enough to moderate against hate speech. The Australian Muslim Advocacy Network (Aman) announced on Wednesday it had lodged a complaint under sections nine and 18(c) of the act with the Australian Human Rights Commission Continue Reading

Facebook faces US investigation for ‘systemic’ racial bias in hiring | Facebook- Tempemail

A US agency investigating Facebook for racial bias in hiring and promotions has designated its inquiry as “systemic”, meaning it suspects company policies may be contributing to widespread discrimination. Attorneys for three job applicants and a manager who claim the company discriminated against them told Reuters of the news on Continue Reading

A shocking look at racial health inequality – podcasts of the week | Podcasts

Picks of the week The Bias DiagnosisIvan Beckley, a student doctor, hosts this podcast for Audible in which he scrutinises the racial inequalities in healthcare systems, from cancer treatment to mental health. Beckley speaks to patients who received wrong or late diagnoses because of centuries of myths and falsehoods in Continue Reading

Bournemouth condemn ‘disgusting’ racial abuse of Junior Stanislas | Football- Tempemail

The Bournemouth chief executive, Neill Blake, has condemned the racial abuse directed at Junior Stanislas following the away win at Stoke on Saturday, calling it “disgusting and completely intolerable”. Stanislas was subjected to racist slurs and insults about his family by an individual on Twitter after scoring the Cherries’ winning Continue Reading

Tech platforms vowed to address racial equity: how have they fared? | Technology

Following the death of George Floyd and nationwide protests against police brutality and racial inequality, some of the largest technology corporations waded into the anti-racism movement with slickly worded corporate declarations that “Black Lives Matter”. Those tech platforms are now facing increased pressure to back those promises with action – Continue Reading

Dozens sue Amazon’s Ring after camera hack leads to threats and racial slurs | Amazon

Dozens of people who say they were subjected to death threats, racial slurs, and blackmail after their in-home Ring smart cameras were hacked are suing the company over “horrific” invasions of privacy. A new class action lawsuit, which combines a number of cases filed in recent years, alleges that lax Continue Reading

The human stories behind the fight for racial equality – podcasts of the week | Podcasting

Picks of the week ResistancePoet Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr hosts this unsanitised look at the human stories behind the surge of protests for racial equality in the US in 2020. From disturbing audio of a police raid on the home of D-Wreck Ingram, a member of NYC activists Warriors in the Continue Reading

‘I cannot be silent’: exposing the racial pay gap among influencers | Fashion- Tempemail

At the start of the pandemic, Vanity Fair asked whether the influencer era was over because people were tired of glossy, edited lives on social media and wanted something more “real”. Instead, it seems the world of influencers is adapting to reflect changes in the rest of the world. In Continue Reading

Taylor Swift: ‘Racial injustice has been ingrained in US state government’ | Music- Tempemail

Taylor Swift has accused local and state governments in the US of harbouring institutional racism, and has called on her fans to elect candidates committed to fighting police brutality. The pop star told her 86 million Twitter followers: “Racial injustice has been ingrained deeply into local and state governments, and Continue Reading