Southwest Airlines employee sues carrier over racial discrimination, claims coworkers had 'whites-only' break room

  1. Southwest Airlines employee sues carrier over racial discrimination, claims coworkers had ‘whites-only’ break room  Fox News
  2. Former Southwest Airlines employee says coworkers had ‘whites-only’ break room at Houston airport  Dallas News (blog)
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Colts now say Bob Lamey's retirement was tied to racial slur

  1. Colts now say Bob Lamey’s retirement was tied to racial slur  Indianapolis Star
  2. Colts radio announcer’s abrupt retirement was apparently spurred by his use of a racial slur  Washington Post
  3. Longtime Colts Radio Announcer Retires After Using N-Word In Front Of Black Colleague  Deadspin
  4. 13 Investigates: Colts announcer Bob Lamey accused of racial slur days before retiring  WTHR
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Racial disparities in prescribing opioids for chronic pain

Researchers have identified racial disparities in the treatment of patients who are prescribed opioids for chronic pain. Black patients who receive opioids long-term are more likely than whites to be tested for illicit drug use. Of those who test positive, blacks are more likely to have their opioid prescriptions discontinued, said the researchers.
Source: Science Daily

Artificial intelligence has a racial bias problem. Google is funding summer camps to try to change that

Artificial intelligence has been criticized for its use as a surveillance tool and for racist algorithms built into software. Nonprofit organization AI4All wants to show people that AI can be used to better humanity, starting with creating tech spaces for minorities while they’re still young.

     

 

 


Source: USA Today