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Islamophobic bias in AI

Reports of racial bias in AI have been published increasingly for the past couple of years. There were some reports that facial analysis software couldn’t detect dark skin because they were tested on light-skinned individuals. It has generally been concluded, thus, that AI sold by IBM, Microsoft, and Amazon has a large gender and racial bias. Most recently, TRT reports …


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The Weaponization of Citizenship in India

The Berkeley Center for Race and Gender, headed by Angana P. Chatterji with collaboration from others, has recently published a report on religion, law, and citizenship in majoritarian India. The report analyzes the majority of Indian society, while providing a hyperfocus on Assam, a region in northeastern India.  BJP India’s ruling party, BJP, has a history of undermining citizenship for …


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Report shows that Muslims are 2 times more likely to attempt suicide

NPR recently released an article asserting that American Muslims are 2 gtimes more likely to have attempted suicide than any other group. This study was completed by JAMA Psychiatry, and shows that nearly 8% of Muslims who participated in the survey reported a suicide attempt in their lifetime.    Researchers have said that this high number is due to religious …