caption Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. source Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images In 2015, Facebook executives investigated whether Donald Trump’s call for a ban on Muslim immigration broke the company’s rules, according to a bombshell new report from the New York Times. CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly asked COO Sheryl Sandberg and other senior execs whether his Facebook post on the matter violated the social network’s rules – which could have earned him a ban from the platform. Afterwards, a group of executives, sometimes including Sheryl Sandberg, are said to have scrambled to figure out the answer. Ultimately, Trump was not banned from Facebook. Zuckerberg is a vocal advocate of immigration reform. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once asked senior executives whether Donald Trump had broken any of the social network’s rules, according to a bombshell report from The New York Times – a … [Read more...] about Sheryl Sandberg and other Facebook execs reportedly investigated if they could ban Trump after Zuck was ‘appalled’ by his call for a Muslim ban
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By Jeff Karoub and David Crary Published 4:18 pm, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Photo: Brynn Anderson / Associated Press Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom members hold hands during a civil rights historical tour in Selma, Ala. Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom members hold hands during a civil rights historical tour in Selma, Ala. Photo: Brynn Anderson / Associated Press Amid conflict, Jews and Muslims in US seek solidarity 1 / 1 Back to Gallery DETROIT — As turmoil spreads through the Middle East, American Jews and Muslims have been forming alliances to build trust and seek solidarity in more ambitious ways than in the past, a sharp contrast to the violence engulfing their homelands this week. Muslims and Jews have dispatched members into mosques and synagogues to learn about each … [Read more...] about Amid conflict, Jews and Muslims in US seek solidarity
TEL AVIV – Women’s March leader Tamika Mallory blamed President Donald Trump’s Muslim travel ban and proposal for a wall on the border with Mexico on the ideology of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his “oppressive” policies. In a tweet following a tour of Israel last week with the George Soros-funded Center for Constitutional Rights, Mallory said, “Be clear: Donald Trump’s wall + #muslimban + #deportation plan are all lines out of the #Netanyahu book of oppression. Trump has referenced this himself. We ought pay attention & not allow folks to label us + try to black list us in to silence. #JusticeDelegation (more 2 come).”An hour later she tweeted: “While I was traveling ppl insisted that I must hear ‘both sides.’ As long as the side of injustice exists, we must address it. I heard from some who support the Israeli gvt, but could not explain what I saw with my own eyes. Injustice is a … [Read more...] about Women’s March Leader Mallory Blames Trump Muslim Ban, Mexico Wall on Netanyahu
By Patrick May | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 25, 2018 at 6:30 am | UPDATED: April 25, 2018 at 6:42 am It’s called “TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF U.S. V. HAWAII, 17-965.” And as it reaches the US Supreme Court today, this red-hot fireplace poker of a legal battle over the Trump Administration’s controversial travel ban aimed at keeping Muslims from some nations out of the country is moving back to the front burner of American politics. The case is a lightning rod, pitting immigration activists on one side against ardent supporters of President Trump who applaud his efforts to more tightly control the national borders. This marks the first time the Supreme Court weighs in squarely on the president’s immigration proposals which have been met each step of the way by outrage, street protests and legal battles in courts across the land. Now it all comes to a head, as the justices take their first dive into one of the country’s … [Read more...] about What time will the Supreme Court hear arguments on Trump’s travel ban?
By Evan Sernoffsky Updated 2:58 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Photo: Evan Sernoffsky / The Chronicle An unnamed San Francisco police officer on Tuesday said he experienced harassment and racist treatment from fellow officers over the past year. An unnamed San Francisco police officer on Tuesday said he... A San Francisco police officer who is Muslim and emigrated from Afghanistan said Tuesday that fellow officers and superiors subjected him to “blatant racism and bigotry” in his first two years with the department, and that he witnessed sexual and racist misconduct against citizens. The officer, who spoke at a news conference arranged by city Public Defender Jeff Adachi but asked not to be identified by name, said he came forward because he “lost faith” after reporting the alleged misconduct in November to his department’s Internal Affairs Bureau and later to the city’s … [Read more...] about Muslim San Francisco cop alleges ‘blatant racism’ on job