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Rashida Tlaib tells police chief to only use black facial recognition analysts

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2019
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After Monday’s meeting, Tlaib was asked by a Detroit News reporter if by her remarks she meant that white people aren’t fit to analyze facial recognition software data.

“No, I think there has actually been studies out that it’s hard for — African Americans would identify African Americans, or Latinos, same thing.”

The next day in a prepared response, Tlaib spokesperson Denzel McCampbell provided the newspaper with a link to the study in question.

“The studies (Tlaib mentioned are) related to cross-race effect or other-race effect,” McCampbell said.

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