Social Commentary

African union

The African Union (AU) offers you the opportunity to pursue a career in a rewarding and challenging work environment with great learning and development possibilities. In addition to the prospect of building a career within your field of expertise, working with the AU can offer a fulfilling environment that gives you satisfaction by providing the platform to …

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Action for Trustee Racial Diversity

Dear network contact,  I’m contacting you because your network organisation has been researched and identified by the campaign organisation – Action for Trustee Racial Diversity – founded by Malcolm John. https://www.linkedin.com/in/malcolm-john-259139a/ The campaign aims to address the barriers and find solutions to the significant under-representation of people from Black and Asian backgrounds on charity trustee …

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Clinks.org

Clinks is the infrastructure organisation supporting voluntary organisations in the criminal justice system in England and Wales. Our aim is to ensure that organisations and the people they support are informed and engaged in order to transform lives and communities.

More than 1,200 Google workers condemn firing of AI scientist Timnit Gebru

Gebru is one of the most well-known and respected Black female scientists working in AI. Before joining Google, she co-authored a widely cited 2018 paper that found higher error rates in facial analysis technology for women with darker skin tones. She also co-founded the non-profit Black in AI that aims to increase representation of people of color …

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Dean Michelle Williams Offers an Introduction to A Brighter Future

On World Children’s Day, Michelle Williams, dean of the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, encourages our community to celebrate the launch of A Brighter Future, a film series produced by Medical Aid Films in collaboration with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation (KSCF). The four short …

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America’s first vampire was Black and revolutionary – it’s time to remember him

What is so remarkable about this story is that it is an anti-slavery narrative from the early 1800s which also contains America’s first vampire who is Black. It is also perhaps the first short story to advocate the emancipation of slaves, released 14 years before Lydia Child published An Appeal in Favor of That Class of …

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