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College Access Seen as Key to Curbing Recidivism

As the Obama administration stands ready to announce plans to open up Pell Grant eligibility to inmates, one group in particular is working to funnel more former inmates and gang members into college.

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DONALD TRUMP: 'I USED TO BE BLACK'

NEW YORK, New York  (The Adobo Chronicles® ) – Realizing that he needs black voters to seal the Republican presidential nomination and eventually the presidency,  Donald Trump today  told reporters that he ‘used to be black.’ 152 more words

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#ILookLikeAnEngineer Aims To Spread Awareness About Gender Diversity In Tech

When OneLogin Platform Engineer Isis Wenger agreed to participate in the company’s recruiting campaign, she felt pretty apathetic about it. She also didn’t anticipate the backlash that has come from it. 547 more words

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Hacking Diversity In Tech By Emphasizing Retention

Conversations around diversity in tech often focus on the “pipeline” and getting more people from underrepresented groups through the door. But that’s just a first step. 785 more words

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Committing to Diversity

Diversity in children’s literature is vital. It’s necessary. It’s long overdue. It should be there in adult literature and all media too. (Don’t get me started on casting issues in Hollywood). 929 more words

Writing

Machine Learning And Human Bias: An Uneasy Pair

“We’re watching you.” This was the warning that the Chicago Police Department gave to more than 400 people on its “Heat List.” The list, an attempt to identify the people most likely to commit violent crime in the city, was created with a predictive algorithm that focused on factors including, per the  1,211 more words

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Ableism in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is one of the most memorable sci-fi shows of the 90s and more than 20 years after it first aired it’s still being discussed. 2,334 more words

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