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Jussie Smollett Should Thank Trump and MAGA for Making Him Famous

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A Chicago fire is spiking under “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s seat as the deadline approaches for his due payment of more than $130,000 to the city following a costly investigation into an allegedly staged hate attack. Smollett was recently cleared of all charges for staging a racist hate crime on himself. The results sparked heavy […]

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Is Facebook Racist? Research Suggests Ad Platform Uses Stereotypes

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New research by the University of Southern California, Northeastern, and a public interest group called Upturn makes an interesting conclusion about Facebook’s ad delivery algorithms: they skew based on racial and gender stereotypes. The algorithms are a trade secret of Facebook’s, so auditing them based on their design is not possible. Researchers instead ran experiments […]