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Widespread CEO commentary on the George Floyd killing is a new phenomenon

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Good morning.
I'm going to run long today, in order to highlight the outpouring of CEO commentary on the George Floyd killing. As I've said here before, this sort of CEO public reaction to controversial social issues just didn't happen a decade or more ago. Someone check my memory, but I don't recall a flood of CEO sentiment after the Rodney King beating.
This time, the heartfelt statements were hard to keep up with. A sampling of the many:
“The tragic and unnecessary death of George Floyd in Minneapolis earlier this week and the ensuing unrest are glaring reminders of the progress we need...
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