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When a U.S. senator asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, “Can you define hate speech?” it was arguably the most important question that social networks face.

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Business, Diversity, Facebook, Jesse Jackson, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sheryl Sandberg, Video -

  Reverend Jesse Jackson took Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to task about the company’s apparent lack of diversity during the social network’s annual shareholder meeting on Thursday. The activist got right to the point when he grilled the uber-rich head honcho. “Beyond the board, the C-suites, the top 15 employees are white, and that does […]

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Diamond and Silk, Donald Trump, Facebook, Fox News, Mark Zuckerberg, News, the Grio, Top Stories, Video -

Here is The Download for April 12th. Last night, theGrio got a shout out on Fox News, thanks to Diamond and Silk – two black sisters who stan for Donald Trump. They didn’t like that theGrio characterized their politics as shucking and jiving, even though there’s plenty of evidence that they do. The entire segment […]

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Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, Internet Bill of Rights, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Opinions, Video -

This week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will expose his underbelly to Congress…twice. Today, he will stand before the Senate and tomorrow the House to answer questions regarding the admission that Facebook participated in the third-party harvest of the personal data of nearly 71 million Americans who use the social media platform. This is a transgression that the […]

The post Why Congress must decide on the fate of Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook and the personal data of millions of Black Americans appeared first on theGrio.

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#HoodieMelo, Basketball, Carmelo Anthony, Cleveland Cavaliers, Facebook, Geraldo Rivera, Insecure, Kanye West, LeBron James, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Brown, NBA, Nike, Puma, Race, Rihanna, Russell Westbrook, Stephen A. Smith, Style, Trayvon Martin -

Trayvon Martin wanted a snack. So he threw on a gray hoodie and headed out for some Skittles and a sweet tea. Thirty minutes later, Martin was dead, shot down by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. The story of race, violence and death immediately dominated headlines. But soon the story became that hoodie. The narrative […]

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HBCU Education, Mark Zuckerberg, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Rhoden Fellows -

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook, held an hourlong town hall at North Carolina A&T State University this week during which he addressed diversity in the tech industry, fake news and the importance of Facebook Live as a tool for transparency. “Today, I think a lot of the biggest opportunities or problems that […]

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