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Mark Zuckerberg Defends 'Black Lives Matter' in Memo to Facebook Employees

Mark Zuckerberg Defends 'Black Lives Matter' in Memo to Facebook Employees

Mark Zuckerberg poses for photos with his wife Priscilla Chan while attending the Axel Springer Award presentation on Thursday (February 25) in Berlin, Germany.

The 31-year-old Facebook founder was in Barcelona, Spain earlier in the week to deliver a keynote conference at the World Mobile Congress.

Mark sent a private memo to Facebook employees this week after an employee crossed out “black lives matter” on the company’s signature wall and replaced it with “all lives matter.”

“Despite my clear communication at Q&A last week that this was unacceptable, and messages from several other leaders from across the company, this has happened again,” Mark wrote in his memo (via Gizmodo). “I was already very disappointed by this disrespectful behavior before, but after my communication I now consider this malicious as well.”

“There are specific issues affecting the black community in the United States, coming from a history of oppression and racism. ‘Black lives matter’ doesn’t mean other lives don’t — it’s simply asking that the black community also achieves the justice they deserve,” Mark added. “We’ve never had rules around what people can write on our walls. We expect everybody to treat each other with respect.”

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  • Dimme

    People really should get rid their Facebook accounts, this tweep is a dangerous ass left winger.
    Who uses every loophole to not pay federal taxes.
    While wanting to flood America with foreigner workers, 77% Silicon Valley are foreign workers.
    He’s either on Capital Hill demanding more B/H1 visas or pushing for illegals

    All these SuperRich techs give 2 shits about American middle class, that’s dying.
    Getting squeezed at bottom buy illegals and the 1 million annual legal immigrates the US excepts and on top by foreign worker Visas or the America tech co. just moves the work force overseas to save money.

    While assholes like him keep their profits off shore and use trusts to hide their money from taxes.

  • Ariana

    He asks for freedom of speech but then doesn’t want ppl complaining about BLM? I am sorry but they are the equivalent of the KKK of this time. They promote hatred and racism against white cops and they also promote the killing of whites. Supporters of BLM have already began doing killings in the name of their cause. This is a hate group and should be run down just like how the KKK was.

  • Ariana

    Agree very much. He is nothing but a tool for the left wingers out there. Facebook is all pro-Obama and clearly are trying to push his and his part members agenda’s. We live in a far worse society under him then Bush. I am sorry but it was better when Bush was President. Obama is the true villian.

  • Ligo

    Social media is deader than ever. A fad of the communism of the 2000s that has outlived its lifecycle in the public eye. It’s been dead for at least 6 years but only still exists for the lingering late-bloomers to toot their own horns, play time-wasting games and social engineer and collect security data.

  • Sprite

    Matt or Gloss in any color, gloss really reflects light very well – enamels a classic !
    Teflon and marble coatings have their applications, same with rocoat.

  • xyz

    He is a goddamm tool, what else to expect from him?

  • http://notly.ru/ Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    Pink lives matter!

  • Sabrina Woodruff

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  • kelly

    You’re definitely a Republican. Nothing worse than a $1.4 trillion dollar deficit and losing 800,000 jobs a month… Right? Bush was the fucking worst.

  • Visitor

    Donald Trump supporter alert.

  • Visitor

    Idiot alert.

  • Gina

    Thank you Mark. Why do people find the Black Lives Matter movement so hard to understand? Or is it that they selfishly don’t want to understand something unless it involves them?

  • Ariana

    Obama has 25% of Americans living in poverty and food stamps. He also has increased healthcare costs and implemented racism in our society. Not to mention Obozo had told plenty of lies which would have gotten him impeached. Retard.

  • Ariana

    Retard Alert! BLM is the equivalent of this decades KKK. Going into Radcliffe University and attacking white kids studying in the library while chanting ” Filthy White F—ks, Kill all whites!” is a hate crime!

  • Ariana

    Because they are a hate group you idiot.

  • Gina

    Hi, my stalker is back. They are NOT a hate group, you idiot, they just don’t want black people to keep getting killed for no good reason. That simple. Don’t even waste your time or mine commenting, because your ass will be IGNORED. BYE!

  • Ariana

    Go die you nigress. They are a hate group the promotes white genocide.

  • Rachel Sun

    You are a racist POS. You go die, Motherf88ker!

  • Rachel Sun

    all he is saying for the brain dead racists on this post are don’t erase what others say. You can write what you want but don’t erase what others write. That is all. President Obama kept this country from falling into the worse depression since the 30′ thanks to the work of Bush/Chaney. All of your lies of what this President has done will fall by the wayside into the trash bin of history as history will judge President Obama as one of the best Presidents ever.

  • Ariana

    Go die you stupid uneducated nigress! Go die by hanging yourself in a noose during tomorrows Oscars !

  • Rachel Sun

    Oh so scared of you racist POS! Only uneducated around here is you. I am a lawyer and you keep it up I will have you arrested. I know how to find out who you are. Ha!Ha!Ha!

  • Ariana

    Oh you changed your name nigress? You ain’t a lawyer at all.

  • Rachel Sun

    You have the nerve to call BLM a racists organization speaking to people in this manner. That’s laughable.

  • Rachel Sun

    Unlike the coward you are I don’t have to lie about my accomplishments.

  • Ariana

    They are racists you coon. They wish death upon whites and harass white kids studying in a university library. These racist POS need to be locked up for good.

  • Ariana

    You aint got no accomplishment coon.

  • Ariana

    He is one of the worst POTUS ever. He has put the country in a tough economic position. He has not made it better at all.

  • Ariana

    He is one of the worst POTUS ever. He has put the country in a tough economic position. He has not made it better at all.

  • Rachel Sun

    “ain’t got no” your are so educated you inbred POS it’s laughable!

  • Ariana

    Go get an education coon. Maybe working in that cotton field too long has played tricks on your mind?

  • Ariana

    Nigress!

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