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This map shows how many Confederate monuments and symbols still stand in the US

Mayors and state governors, colleges, and other organizations have already taken down or are considering removing Confederate monuments, banning Confederate flags, and renaming places currently named after Confederate leaders.Protesters and other Americans have called for these monuments and symbols to be removed as one way to address racial issues in the US. The Southern Poverty Law…

9 tech skills that will land you a salary of $125,000 or more

Stack Overflow, a popular Q&A site for developers, surveyed 65,000 users about what programming languages they use and their salaries.Based on those responses, Stack Overflow compiled a list of which programming languages are associated with the highest salaries.This survey was conducted in February, before the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic in March.Visit Business Insider’s…

Explainer: Amazon, Microsoft, IBM halt facial recognition sales to police

Activists have campaigned for years against the police having access to facial recognition software. Matthew Horwood/Getty Images IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft have all committed to not sell facial recognition to law enforcement at least temporarily.While activists have been campaigning for the companies to do this for years, the Black Lives Matter movement appears to have…

25 simple charts that prove racism is still a problem in America

Protesters gather in Harlem to protest the recent death of George Floyd on May 30, 2020 in New York City. David ‘Dee’ Delgado/Getty Images The United States has seen nationwide protests for weeks over the death of George Floyd in police custody, and the frustration that racism and racial inequality still persist throughout modern American…

We need more experiments like Seattle’s police-free zone

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. Please take a moment to complete the following three-minute survey so we can continue to improve this email and give you “Insider in your inbox.”QUOTE OF THE DAY”It’s as if three or four full Boeing 737s or Airbus A320s were crashing…