Students of color are getting flagged to their teachers because testing software can’t see them

Proctorio, a piece of exam surveillance software designed to keep students from cheating while taking tests, relies on open-source software that has a history of racial bias issues, according to a report by Motherboard. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/8/22374386/proctorio-racial-bias-issues-opencv-facial-detection-schools-tests-remote-learning

Racism, Not Genetics, Explains Why Black Americans Are Dying Of COVID-19

Racism, Not Genetics, Explains Why Black Americans Are Dying Of COVID-19
There is still plenty we don’t know about COVID-19, but one fact is inescapable: African Americans are disproportionately represented among the dead. Although the numbers are incomplete, the non-profit APM Research Lab estimates that, as of May 27, the overall death rate from COVID-19 is 2.
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