'I'm coming for you bro!' Video shows Proud Boy having a meltdown as he gets booted from local GOP group

An online meeting for California's Sacramento County Republicans grew heated after a member of the Proud Boys was expelled from party's central committee, the Sacramento Bee reports.

"I'm going to be bringing a case against you people for violating my civil rights," Jeffrey Perrine said during a Zoom meeting Wednesday before a vote was held to expel him. "I will be presenting you with paperwork and I (will) sue you in federal court for violating my civil rights."

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Imagine you've forgotten once again the difference between a gorilla and a chimpanzee, so you do a quick Google image search of “gorilla." But instead of finding images of adorable animals, photos of a Black couple pop up.

Is this just a glitch in the algorithm? Or, is Google an ad company, not an information company, that's replicating the discrimination of the world it operates in? How can this discrimination be addressed and who is accountable for it?

“These platforms are encoded with racism," says UCLA professor and best-selling author of Algorithms of Oppression, Dr. Safiya Noble. “The logic is racist and sexist because it would allow for these kinds of false, misleading, kinds of results to come to the fore…There are unfortunately thousands of examples now of harm that comes from algorithmic discrimination."

On At Liberty this week, Dr. Noble joined us to discuss what she calls “algorithmic oppression," and what needs to be done to end this kind of bias and dismantle systemic racism in software, predictive analytics, search platforms, surveillance systems, and other technologies.

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