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McDonald’s, Target, Apple, other big companies speak out amid protests

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  • Protests are spreading through the US after the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for over 8 minutes.
  • Many companies are weighing in on the protests, but not all of them have announced specific actions, donations, or internal changes.
  • Read more to see how companies and their leaders are responding.
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Protests erupted across the US after the death of George Floyd, the 46-year-old black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and now companies are speaking out.

From Amazon to Glossier to Snap, CEOs and companies are releasing statements in support of justice and racial equality.

While some companies detailed donations or internal changes they would be making, others have yet to, so we sifted through the statements and pressed companies for specifics in any instances where vague language or promises have been made.

Here’s a list of companies who have come out with statements, letters, and responses related to the death of George Floyd and the resulting protests — and what they’re actually doing.

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