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Algorithmic Bias: How Algorithms Can Limit Economic Opportunity for Communities of Color

Algorithmic Bias: How Algorithms Can Limit Economic Opportunity for Communities of Color

Haleema Bharoocha

Racial and gender bias in algorithms impacts communities of color in disproportionate and frightening ways. The urgency of addressing this issue cannot be stressed enough. Algorithmic bias goes beyond privacy and surveillance issues that we have seen in the past. Biased algorithms can determine my access to healthcare, jobs, loans, and broadly, economic opportunity — and yours, too.