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CEO of Coach parent Tapestry forcefully says ‘black lives matter' in emotional post to staff

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

As one of only four black chief executives in the Fortune 500 , Jide Zeitlin rejected the earnest but safe tone found in many corporate statements about the weekend's unrest, offering instead a raw, heartfelt assessment of the problem of racism in the United States.
Zeitlin, the CEO since September of Coach and Kate Spade owner Tapestry , said in a wide-ranging LinkedIn post to staff on Monday that it had taken him several attempts to write the note because of how close the topic of racial disharmony is to him.
“I sat down several times to write this letter, but stopped each time. My eyes...
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