Rediet Abebe uses the tools of theoretical computer science to understand pressing social problems — and try to fix them.
Redlining, exclusionary lending, and targeted zoning laws have all played a role in isolating minority populations while simultaneously privileging white residents.
Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem exposes how our country’s history of racial injustice evolved into an enormous abuse of criminal justice power. 13 million people a year – most of them poor and people of color – are abused by this system.
Historically Black and immigrant communities are more vulnerable to environmental stressors