Rep. Rashida Tlaib raised eyebrows from both Democrats and Republicans this week; telling the Detroit Police Chief to hire only African American analysts for new facial recognition software aimed at capturing criminals.
“Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Detroit’s chief of police that he should hire only black people as analysts to run their facial recognition software because, she claimed, non-black people think they all look alike,” reports Fox News.
“Analysts need to be African-Americans, not people that are not,” Tlaib said. “It’s true, I think non-African-Americans think African-Americans all look the same!”
“I trust people who are trained, regardless of race, regardless of gender,” said Chief James Craig.
“The error rate among African-Americans, especially women” is 60 percent, claimed Tlaib during the exchange.
“Are you saying white people are not qualified,” asked the police chief.
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