Month: August 2021

How to Be a Sexist in 2017

When you’re a woman and you’re going to work at a big tech company, what do you do to earn your stripes?A lot of the female employees who work in the tech industry are working under a lot of sexist and racist assumptions.So it’s a really important thing to...

Flash justice league to start July 7 in Portland, Oregon

Flash justice leagues are being formed in Portland and Seattle, and they’re aimed at combating racial injustice.“We want to start the year with something that’s going to be really fun for the community,” said Melissa Gee, president of the Justice League League for Color, which will be formed at...

How to Make a Shoe That Looks Like Justice: 3 Simple Steps

When you’re shopping for shoes, you may think of a number of things.First, you might be looking at a pair of shoes with the word “justice” in them.Or you might have noticed that they look a little different than other shoes you’re considering.But if you’re thinking about what to...

Facebook is working on ‘big data’ that could help combat hate speech

Facebook is developing a tool that it hopes can help prevent hate speech on the social network, as it seeks to curb the spread of the so-called “viral contagion.”The company is also working to expand its efforts to counter hate speech online and improve its ability to detect and...

How to Help Students at ‘Diversity’ Courses: What to Do When You Need Help

On this week’s episode of “Justice for Junior,” a podcast that explores how to help students in your school or college feel included and valued, we’ll hear from two former student activists who were part of the #NoDiversityDay movement, and a survivor of rape and sexual assault.We’ll also explore...

How the New Zatanna TV Show Can Change the TV Show Industry

Zatana’s “Zatanna: Young Justice” is the latest hit from the animated comedy series.Now available on Netflix, the show follows a group of teenage superheroes that battle the forces of darkness.Zatanas origin story is rooted in his mother and father, who were imprisoned by the government.Zati is the only female...

What’s behind the new guidelines?

By NBC NewsWASHINGTON — A sweeping new set of federal guidelines issued Thursday aims to improve the ability of the Justice Department to investigate and prosecute crimes against women and girls, and it will be implemented across the agency.The new guidance says federal prosecutors should consider whether the evidence...

When you are in the middle of a storm, you can be a superhero!

In a perfect storm, a storm can bring out the best in everyone.Breonna Taylor, who has battled cancer and autism for the last three decades, has done just that.Breanna Taylor was inspired to tackle her mental illness after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, and her perseverance...

Why criminal justice reforms are so important: a case study

Crime is a complex issue, but one thing is for sure: we want it to get better.The federal government is making a concerted effort to address the problem and there is growing bipartisan support for criminal justice changes.Here are some key takeaways from a recent investigation by National Geographic.First,...