discrimination

Facebook Shuts Down Its Redlining Machine

December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Redlining – The practice of denying services, accommodations and opportunities  either directly or through selectively raising prices or targeting advertising to certain people based on the racial or ethnic identities. Facebook has shut down its...

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NAACP Partners with AirBnB to Fight Racism

August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

AirBnB and the NAACP have teamed up to fight racism on the hospitality platform. Guests have repeatedly reported that hosts using the app have discriminated against people of color. Airbnb has been fighting for years...

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Facebook Fights Ad Discrimination

February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Facebook is fighting back against advertisers that discriminate. The world’s largest social media website has been severely criticized for its ethnic affinity advertising tool. The technology, while not intended to be used as a discrimination...

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Department of Labor Sues Oracle and Google

January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Oracle Corporation for discriminatory pay and hiring practices and Google for withholding pay and compensation data. According to the DOL Oracle systematically pays white male employees...

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Racism Online: Facebook Profited From Racist Ads

November 16, 2016 | 4 Comments

Facebook has allowed advertisers to discriminate against people of color. As simple as that. The world’s largest social media site is also the greatest collector of personal information in the history of mankind. To profit...

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The National Bureau of Economic Research has found that Uber and Lyft drivers discriminate against black riders and cheat women.  In a not so surprising announcement MIT, Stanford University and the University of Washington researchers announced blacks...

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In case you haven’t heard Airbnb is not racist. Not at all. But the website is fighting the racism of its users. Again and again racist users of Airbnb have refused accommodations to people of color....

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Online Price Discrimination

December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

African-American people are extremely sensitive to discrimination. No matter what form it takes it is ugly and wrong. Unfortunately discrimination has found a home on the Internet. Its called price discrimination. We have all had...

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