Watch: Ethics & Race in Tech

Ruha Benjamin in conversation with Meredith Whittaker, City Arts and Lectures

June 1, 2020

Benjamin and Whittaker exemplify the kind of discussion we need to imagine and create the world we want. They caution against the expectation that technology will provide a “magic bullet” to right the social fissures underlying the current challenges.

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Watch: How response to George Floyd’s death reflects ‘accumulated grievance’ of black America

Eddie Glaude Jr., PBS News Hour

May 29, 2020
In the days since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, there have been peaceful protests, violent clashes and persistent calls for justice. But there is a long history behind this particular shocking event. Professor Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is chair of the department of African American Studies at Princeton University, and he joins Amna Nawaz to discuss the broader context.

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Vast Neolithic circle of deep shafts found near Stonehenge

Dalya Alberge, The Guardian

June 22, 2020
Prehistoric structure spanning 1.2 miles in diameter is masterpiece of engineering, say archaeologists.