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Many influencers and brands have stopped their marketing campaigns to focus on messaging around the George Floyd protests

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Many brands are issuing statements condemning racism and offering messages of solidarity to protesters following George Floyd's death.
Some companies are shuttering influencer-marketing campaigns this week in order to avoid tone deafness on social platforms where much of the conversation is unfolding.
Influencers are also speaking out against brands that were slow to respond and saying some companies should do better at highlighting Black voices.
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GM, Ford join U.S. companies condemning George Floyd death, racism

GM, Ford join U.S. companies condemning George Floyd death, racism

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co condemned racial inequality in the United States following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, at the hands of police in Minneapolis last week.
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