Race is important as this software is ALSO used by police departments, store security systems, traffic systems.
It’s all over the place.
It’s not civil rights if it’s not applied equally. Simple as that. Think how compounded it is:
If you’re white, you got privacy problems.
If you’re african-american, you got privacy problems AND misidentified as a local criminal.
I wouldn’t want to be misidentified as a blob of cotton and get my head chopped off by a harvester.