Detroit's Project Green Light and the "New Jim Code"

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Detroit's Project Green Light and the "New Jim Code"

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Date

Oct 1, 2020

Abstract

This article uses Ruha Benjamin's concept of the "New Jim Code," the racial bias embedded in the AI technology, to discuss the City of Detroit's "Project Green Light" surveillance system, which has misrecognized and wrongly identified people of color as persons of interest for crimes they did not commit.

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Public Seminar

Subject Terms

police; race; racial profiling; surveillance; technology; Project Green Light; Detroit, Michigan; artificial intelligence

Organizational Publisher

The New School

Files

Carducci_Green_Light.pdf

Citation

Vince Carducci, “Detroit's Project Green Light and the "New Jim Code",” CCS Research Repository, accessed April 21, 2024, https://omeka.collegeforcreativestudies.edu/items/show/51.

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