antiblack racism in tech
twitter abruptly got rid of image cropping on mobile, six months after being put to task because people realized the crop algorithm is antiblack as fuuuuck
so who wants to bet they literally just couldn't unracist their algorithm so they imploded the entire thing? lmfao sorry y'all twitter crop go byebye bc we did too good of a job training our AI to be racist
mass shooting, black genocide
Yesterday in #brazil, the fascist cops that Marielle Franco organised against killed two dozen people in *one* shootout in a favela of Rio.
To clarify, police in brazil are even more militarized than in the u.s., killing even more people, & racialized poverty/condemnation to urban ghettos is equally intense. All that's “unusual” here is that this many people died in one day instead of one or two weeks.
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“Yet while some believe that music and sound exist in a domain apart from reason, I hold that they can still enhance deep thinking and reflective thought. Perhaps even more importantly, sound and music can be felt.”
76 years ago, the Italian Resistance fighters coordinated multiple attacks to the remaining Nazi-fascist strongholds in Northern Italy, thus declaring that they were not welcome in our country and that they had no legitimate power over the Italian people.
And that’s a message we still have to repeat year after year, day after day, because fascists never left the country – they just made their influence less overt.
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