racial discrimination

Federal agency sues Tesla for racial discrimination of Black workers

The EEOC filed suit against Tesla, accusing the automaker of violating federal law by tolerating widespread and ongoing racial harassment of its Black employees.

Tesla’s bid to dismiss racial bias suit denied in tentative ruling

Tesla won’t be able to shake itself from California’s Department of Civil Rights lawsuit for racial bias and harassment just yet. A California judge Tuesday evening issued a tentative ruli

Tesla’s petition against CA civil rights agency suing for racial bias is denied

California’s Office of Administrative Law (OAL) denied Tesla’s petition against the state’s civil rights watchdog for failing to conduct proper investigations before suing the automa

Funding gap excludes Black-owned startups from South Africa’s booming digital economy

South Africa’s digital industry is among the fastest-growing segments of its economy. However, the low level of racial inclusion in funding and general financial muscle to compete is a growing conce

Why AI needs more social workers, with Columbia University’s Desmond Patton

Sometimes it does seem the entire tech industry could use someone to talk to, like a good therapist or social worker. That might sound like an insult, but I mean it mostly earnestly: I am a chaplain w

Google reportedly paid £4,000 to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit in the UK

Google paid £4,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit that claims it did not do enough to protect a contractor from being racially profiled while working on an undercover project for Google Maps in s

Sen. Al Franken asks Uber and Lyft about alleged racial discrimination against passengers

Senator Al Franken has some questions for Uber and Lyft about racial discrimination following the recently released study that says some of those companies’ respective drivers racially discrimin

Study says Uber and Lyft have racial discrimination problems

Just like Airbnb, ride-hailing startups Uber and Lyft are not immune to racial discrimination on its respective sharing economy platforms. It turns out that black people have to wait longer for rides