There is a saying in computer science: garbage in, garbage out. When we feed machines data that reflects our prejudices, they mimic them – from antisemitic chatbots to racially biased software. Does a horrifying future await people forced to live at the mercy of algorithms?
An exhibit by controversial artist Dana Schultz, accused of profiting from black pain, has led to anger, the latest in an increasingly long line of art world protests
Tate Modern, London
Searing artistic responses to the agony of America’s racial struggle sit alongside powerful abstracts by forgotten artists. This compelling show puts the battle for civil rights in a brutal, brilliant new light
What part did black artists play in America’s civil rights struggle? They reinvented Superman and took a seven-mile artwork through Harlem. As the Tate tackles this tumultuous era with Soul of a Nation, we meet the show’s star attractions
She put the shooting of her boyfriend on Facebook live. Now artist Luke Willis Thompson has turned Diamond Reynolds into a different kind of screen star