Social Media, Misinformation, and Medical Mistrust in the Black Community

This policy brief explores the relationship between mistrust and misinformation, then examines the central role of social media in spreading misinformation. It concludes with policy recommendations for establishing trust in public health communications.

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UNPLUGGED: Examining COVID-19 and its Technological Impact on Black Students

This policy brief explores COVID-19’s contribution to widening the digital divide and its detrimental impact on K-12 Black students’ accessibility and connectivity. Further, it encourages legislative action addressing practical solutions to closing the digital divide.

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The Unintended Consequences of Algorithmic Bias

While Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ADS technology increase productivity and spur economic growth, these innovations outpace relevant policy and national standards. Gaps in standardization reveal the lack of adequate safeguards against algorithmic bias.

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