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Virginia Eubanks & Kathryn Edin in Conversation — “Automating Inequality,” March 29, 2018

On Thursday, March 29 at 6 pm at Labyrinth Books, Nassau Street, Princeton, the Housing Initiative of Princeton (HIP) is hosting a conversation between Virginia Eubanks, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany, SUNY and author of…

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‘Least Desirable’? How Racial Discrimination Plays Out In Online Dating

“Looking at 2014 data, dating website OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder wrote that user data showed most men on the site rated black women as less attractive than women of other races and ethnicities. Similarly, Asian men fell at the bottom…

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Justice Department Outlines Plan to Enable Nationwide Collection of Use of Force Data

Following the 2015 report from The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, “Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced several steps by the Department of Justice to enable the nationwide collection of data on law enforcement interactions with civilians, including…

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Treatment of Minorities: Our World in Data

Max Roser, an economist at the University of Oxford, has produced charts illustrating a number of measurements of human well being.  Included under the heading Treatment of Minorities, are graphs of: Lynchings in the United States, 1882-1969; Segregationist attitudes in…

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