OK Google, Black History Month Is Over. What Now?

A commercial and four flawed algorithms

Gabrielle Rejouis
OneZero

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DDuring the Grammys this past January, Google released a commercial highlighting some of “the most searched” terms in honor of Black History Month. The 90-second ad featured footage of notable Black figures such as Beyoncé, LeBron James, Whitney Houston, Lil Nas X, and Serena Williams. When the commercial aired…

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Gabrielle Rejouis
OneZero

she/her. attorney. labor, race, + tech. (views my own)