15 great photos of creatively vandalized racist statues from around the world

[ad_1] There’s never been a worse time to be a statue of an old racist dude. The global protests against systemic racism and police brutality, in solidarity with the U.S. Black Lives Matter movement as well as individual nations’ own institutional issues, have been spreading and strengthening since the death of George Floyd, who died…

Amazon won’t say if its facial recognition moratorium applies to the feds – TechCrunch

[ad_1] In a surprise blog post, Amazon said it will put the brakes on providing its facial recognition technology to police for one year, but refuses to say if the move applies to federal law enforcement agencies. The moratorium comes two days after IBM said in a letter it was leaving the facial recognition market…

HBCUvc founder Hadiyah Mujhid on one way investors can advance racial equity – TechCrunch

[ad_1] In response to VCs’ sudden rush to invest in more Black founders, Black venture capitalists and entrepreneurs have penned a bunch of advice on the best way to tap into talent. Among the strategies? Team up with Black firms already doing the work. Some firms have said that they’re going to turn to HBCUvc, a…

Protesters turned Donald Trump’s #BabyGate fence into beautiful art

[ad_1] The fence Donald Trump had erected around the White House because he’s too cowardly to have protesters exercising their First Amendment rights on his doorstep has been transformed. The barrier that was quickly dubbed #BabyGate has now become something of an art installation for protesters gathered around its perimeter. They may not be able…