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View events for the week of 1/21/2021
SF BayView Editor Malik Washington Journalist Rights & Google Firing Of Dr. Timnit Gebru
Date Thursday January 21
Time 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Event Type Radio Broadcast
Organizer/AuthorWorkWeeek
Location Details
KPOO.COM San Francisco
KPOO 98.5 FM
SF Bay View Editor Journalist Malik Washington Journalist Rights & Google Firing Of Black Scientist Dr. Timnit Gebru
WorkWeek looks at the actions of a SF halfway house in the Tenderloin run by a for profit company Geo to take away the cell phone of the SF Bayview Editor Malik Washington.
We interview his lawyer Richard Tan about these actions, the Covid pandemic on prisoners and what this means for workers, prisoners and journalists.
Next WorkWeek interviews Ali Alkhatib about the firing of Black Google AI scientist Dr. Timnit Gebru. is a Research Fellow at the University of San Francisco’s Center for Applied Data Ethics. He has been looking at the effect of techology on workers and the public and he spoke to WorkWeek about the firing of Black Google AI engineer Timing Gebru. She is one of the most important scientists in the country looking at AI, Algorrythyms and how it effects Black women.
She is an outspoken critic of unethical AI and she was fired for her positions.
Additional Media:
https://48hills.org/2021/01/covid-outbreak-and-media-crackdown-at-private-halfway-house-in-tenderloin/
On Google And Intellectual Freedom
Ali Alkhatib
https://ali-alkhatib.com/blog/on-google-and-intellectual-freedom
Standing with Fired Google Scientist Dr. Timnit Gebru — #ISupportTimnit #BelieveBlackWomen
Google hired Timnit Gebru to be an outspoken critic of unethical AI. Then she was fired for it.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/.../google-timnit-gebru.../
https://googlewalkout.medium.com/standing-with-dr-timnit-gebru-isupporttimnit-believeblackwomen-6dadc300d382
WW 12-31-20 Racist SF Health Service System & Colin Kapernick On Mumia
https://soundcloud.com/workweek-radio/ww-12-31-20-racist-sf-health-service-system-colin-kapernicck-on-mumia
WorkWeek looks at the history of racist attacks on Black employees at the San Francisco City Health Service System
and the Department of Public Health.
Joining the discussion was SF Bayview Editor Malik Washington, former Health Service System worker Malika Alim and
SEIU 1021 chief steward and nurse W.D. Flient.
WorkWeeek hears the London African Gospel Choir who recently performed a song outside a UK prison for Wikileaks
founder and union journalist Julian Assange. A British court is set to rule on January 4 on whether Assange should be
extradited to the U.S. to face criminal prosecution and, if convicted, up to 175 years in prison for the publication of
secret documents through the whistleblower platform WikiLeaks in 2010.
Last WorkWeek hears renowned athlete and civil rights activist Colin Kapernick speak about the case of NABET journalist and
revolutionary Mumia Abu-Jamal. Mumia who is still struggling for his freedom from a police frame-up. We hear Colin Kapernick’s
statement.
https://soundcloud.com/workweek-radio
#LaborRadioPod
#1u
#UnionStrong
WorkWeeek
https://soundcloud.com/workweek-radio
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