El sobrino de Floyd, Brandon Williams (centro), con el reverendo Al Sharpton (izquierda) fuera del tribunal en Minneapolis, Minnesota, antes de que comenzara el juicio por asesinato del oficial Derek Chauvin, el 29 de marzo de 2021.
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La muerte de Floyd, quien era negro, desencadenó una ola de protestas masivas contra el racismo en Estados Unidos. Este es un resumen de importantes investigaciones sobre la violencia policial.
Floyd’s nephew, Brandon Williams (center), with the Rev. Al Sharpton (left) outside the heavily guarded Hennepin County Government Center, in Minneapolis, Minn., before the murder trial of Officer Derek Chauvin began, March 29, 2021.
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Research on racism and policing in the US, explained by the experts who study it.
Fight for equity in women’s college sports has been a decadeslong battle.
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College basketball has long favored men over women athletes, history shows. The disparities that surfaced during March Madness are the latest example.
The popular image of Black men is skewed in America.
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The image of Black men in the US is distorted by the media and selective academic studies, says a scholar who has studied Black men's romantic lives. 'Black love matters' is his counter to that image.
Cosying up: Donald Trump meets Kim Jong-un in the Demilitarised Zone in June 2019.
The Trump administration's overt transgressions of international norms embolden other world leaders to violate human rights.
Black men are stopped by police in disproportionate numbers.
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As the country reels from a series of killings of Black men by the police, two scholars report that their research shows that stops by police of Black men can hurt their families.
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Teknologi bukan penyebab masalah; teori konspirasi sudah ada jauh sebelum internet.
The technology isn’t the problem.
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The technology isn't the problem – conspiracy theories were around long before the internet.
For police officers, building trust is a key part of their job.
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Some school districts are starting to remove police. A team of researchers explains why that could be a welcome trend.
Uyghur women wearing protective masks.
China needs to tell the world what is going on in its detention camps in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
Representative stone tools (handaxes) recorded in the study area.
There's almost no place on earth that doesn't hold traces of humanity. But which routes did our ancestors follow first?
Sophia, a robot granted citizenship in Saudi Arabia.
A legal loophole could grant computer systems many legal rights people have – threatening human rights and dignity and setting up some real legal and moral problems.
Pharmacy or marijuana dispensary?
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Marijuana has a rich linguistic tradition. But drive by dispensaries like 'Advanced Medical Alternatives' or 'Alameda Wellness Center,' and you might think you’re passing the office of a physical therapist.
What if robots turn against us?
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The threat from dangerous AI systems is vastly underappreciated and under-researched. If we don't study them, we can't fight them – or prevent them.
The European Commission is taking a much tougher line on Google than the FTC did.
The EU is accusing Google of abusing its dominance in search, yet a similar antitrust case in the US led to a settlement. What counts for the divergent outcomes?