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Facebook is facing allegations of ongoing racism and discrimination among its workforce.
A blog post highlighting the issues is circulating within the Silicon Valley tech giant, Business Insider has learned.
The anonymous post says it is written by 12 current and former employees, and details numerous alleged incidents.
Facebook employees have previously spoken out about alleged racism at the company.

A memo is circulating within Facebook that details allegations of ongoing racism and discrimination at the social networking giant.

Employees have been sharing and discussing an anonymously authored blog post that asserts racism at the company has gotten worse over the last year, and quotes what it says are twelve current and former employees about their experiences, Business Insider has learned.

“Facebook still has a black people problem. And a problem with individual contributors who are not white,” the document reads. “On the inside, we are sad. Angry. Oppressed. Depressed. And treated every day through the micro and macro aggressions as if we do not belong here.” It was posted publicly on blogging platform Medium on Thursday, and is available to read in full here.

The blog post comes a year after a former employee, Mark Luckie, detailed allegations of racial discrimination at the …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Technology


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