Caught in recent controversies surrounding Facebook because of his inaction to Trump’s threats of violence on the platform, CEO of FB Mark Zuckerberg despite the aforestated has confirmed Facebook will be donating $10 million to “Racial Justice” movements and ensures the tech giant “stands with the Black community.”
The statement affirms Facebook’s aims to strengthen the black community “and all those working towards justice in honor of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and far too many others whose names will not be forgotten.” “The organizations fighting for justice also need funding,” he continues. “Facebook is committing an additional $10 million to groups working on racial justice. We’re working with our civil rights advisors and our employees to identify organizations locally and nationally that could most effectively use this right now.”
He also mentioned the Chan Zuckerberg initiative founded by him and his wife, that has been for several years invested “~$40 million annually for several years in organizations working to overcome racial injustice.”
You can read the full statement below.