Fired for Speaking Out Against Anti-Blackness and Ethnic Cleansing: Open Letter to Cornell Tech

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I was fired last week from Cornell Tech by Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Associate Professor Tapan Parikh for calling out South Asian anti-Blackness with a GIF and speaking out against ethnic…

A Response to Racial Categories of Machine Learning by Sebastian Benthall and Bruce Haynes

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Having one less than a half dozen kids, I had neither the time or financial resources to attend the recent Conference on Fairness, Accountability and Transparency (FAT* 19) in Atlanta, Georgia. Stumbling through Twitter, I discovered “Racial Categories in Machine Learning”, a paper co-authored by NYU Fellow Sebastian Benthall and…

J. Khadijah Abdurahman

Bearing witness to the present. Tentatively hopeful for the future. Middle name preferred. Follow me on twitter @upfromthecracks.

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