Maha Ahmed is a journalist based in Brooklyn and a fellow at The Intercept.
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Reps. Keith Ellison and Emanuel Cleaver asked in a letter about how law enforcement is using the software and the potential for racial and gender discrimination.
A new report details the Los Angeles Police Department's use of algorithms to identify "hot spots" and "chronic offenders" and target them for surveillance.
The prosecution of Omar Mateen's widow isn't an anomaly. Around the country, abuse survivors like Salman regularly face criminal charges.
A new study from Boston University researchers frames police violence not only in terms of criminal justice, but as a critical public health issue.