In schools around New York, Black and Latinx students are disciplined much more harshly and frequently than their white counterparts.
Last week, the country watched as pro-Trump insurrectionists – undeterred and at times even assisted by the Capitol Police – stormed the US Capitol building.
The company that makes the facial recognition system installed in Lockport, New York’s public schools admits its system is less accurate when used on Black people.
It feels like an enormous weight has been lifted.
In the weeks after George Floyd’s killing at the hands of police in May, New Yorkers flooded the streets demanding – among other things – that police be held accountable.