We Must Fight Face Surveillance to Protect Black Lives

An urgent letter from the Algorithmic Justice League

re(Sisters) Unite. Photo: $han
Lines from Joy Buolamwini’s poem “Pressure on the Neck

Since many of these systems have demonstrated racial bias with lower performance on darker skin, the burden of these harms will once again fall disproportionately on Black people.

Resources

Educational materials

Model legislation

Congressional hearings on facial recognition technology

Ongoing campaigns

Organizing toolkits

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