Mark Zuckerberg Asks Employees To Stop Crossing Out “Black Lives Matter” On Facebook’s Walls

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is asking his employees to stop being ignorant and racist (my words, not his). In an internal memo obtained by Gizmodo, Zuckerberg said he was disappointed by the “several recent instances of people crossing out ‘black lives matter’ and writing ‘all lives matter’ on the walls at MPK.” MPK is one of Facebook’s buildings in Menlo Park, Calif.

Here’s the memo, courtesy of Gizmodo:


Facebook is a notoriously white place. In the U.S. last year, Facebook hired 36 black people and 73 hispanic people, compared to 603 white people, according to its 2014 EEO–1 report. In total, only 2% of Facebook’s workforce is black, 3% of it is hispanic and — no surprises here — 55% of Facebook is white.

In addition to the fact that this is terrible,…

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