Facial Recognition + The Visual History of Black Folks

Facial Recognition + The Visual History of Black Folks

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Angela discusses facial recognition and the visual history of African-Americans, Clearview AI and why your picture is probably in their database even if you’re not online, data portability and more with Alicia Stewart. Alicia is a storyteller at heart having had various roles as a senior media leader for ABC, NBC, Oxygen, CNN and PBS. She worked on the inaugural season of African-American Lives for PBS and was a part of Soledad O'Brien's In America documentary unit as a Senior Producer. She is also a 2015 Nieman fellow at Harvard University. The article referenced in this discussion can be found here: https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2020... You can subscribe to Alicia’s newsletter, Marginalized Genius, here: https://linkedin.us15.list-manage.com... Archive available here: https://us15.campaign-archive.com/hom... Additional sources referenced in this discussion include: Daguerreotypes at Harvard & context of Louis Agassiz's daguerreotypes of enslaved Africans form Harvard & Slavery initiative https://library.harvard.edu/collectio... https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/new... Frederick Douglas, the most photographed man of his time [NPR] https://www.npr.org/2015/12/13/459593... [Book] Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography Of The 19th Century's Most Photographed American https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... [Documentary] AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIVES, Documentary Series Tracing Black History Through Genealogy and DNA Science: http://www.pbs.org/about/blogs/news/a...


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