Lyft Pledges To Donate $1,000,000 To The ACLU; Rapper Madeintyo Announces New Allegiance To Lyft


(TIML NEWS)  On Sunday, January 29, Lyft CEOs Logan Green and John Zimmer issued a statement condemning Trump’s executive order, which banned immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

“Banning people of a particular faith or creed, race or identity, sexuality or ethnicity, from entering the U.S. is antithetical to both Lyft’s and our nation’s core values,” the statement read. “We stand firmly against these actions, and will not be silent on issues that threaten the values of our community.” The CEOs then announced that they will be donating $1,000,000 over the next four years to the ACLU to “defend our constitution.”

In response to Lyft’s statement, “Uber Everywhere” rapper Madeintyo made a change of heart and pledged a new allegiance to Lyft. He took to Twitter today to announce that he used to use Uber “a lot,” but will not be using the ride share app moving forward due to Uber’s support of Trump’s Muslim ban. “2017: @Lyft everywhere