Data for Black Lives

Data for Black Lives

Mobilizing scientists around racial justice issues.

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Data for Black Lives (D4BL) seeks to change the way data functions in Black communities. D4BL operates a web platform that links scientists and programmers to activists and organizers and provides grassroots organizations with the data tools they need. D4BL uses conferences hackathons and popular education to build relationships between scientists and organizers and to direct data science research to create real world change for Black people. Using online and offline tools D4BL is building a movement of scientists activists and organizers to shape the future of data science.

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Boston, Massachusetts United States of America



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Last Update: Jun 19, 2018 8:07 a.m.

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Tweet from RYHAction: RT @RYHAction: @brothajitu: Black families seek stability & charters destabilize system. Charters result in displacement #CPSclosing Posted Thu Dec 13 7:09 pm

Tweet from nathan alexander: RT @professornaite: Practicing literacies (quantitative, written, visual) alongside fluency in the communities built is also very important… Posted Thu Dec 13 3:43 pm

Tweet from Data for Black Lives: Black people apply! https://t.co/JKGQo05hKS Posted Thu Dec 13 3:14 pm

Tweet from Data for Black Lives: Yes, congrats! #WhereAreTheBlackScientists https://t.co/EquxF38Vri Posted Thu Dec 13 1:27 pm

Tweet from ACLU: RT @ACLU: Amazon wants to connect doorbell cameras to facial recognition databases, with the ability to call the police if any “suspicious”… Posted Wed Dec 12 7:11 pm

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