Facebook Reveals Several Ways That It Will Support the Black Community Going Forward

They encompass investments, training, features and staffing


Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg outlined several steps Facebook is taking to support the Black community and diversity, financial and otherwise.

Sandberg said in a Newsroom post that Facebook will invest $100 million: $75 million in cash grants and ad credits to support Black-owned businesses and nonprofits serving the Black community, and $25 million to support Black content creators.

The company committed to spending at least $1 billion with diverse suppliers in 2021 and every year going forward, with at least $100 million going to Black-owned suppliers in areas including construction, facilities and marketing agencies.

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