US Corporations Pledge $1.7 Billion to Black Lives Matter

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News Story Source: https://needtoknow.news by Reuters
The heavy hitters include Bank of America donating $1-billion and Nike, Sony Music, Walmart, and Warner Music group all donating $100-million each. {Don't forget that this money comes from our patronage of these companies.] -GEG

Corporations have pledged more than $1.7 billion for racial and social justice causes amid worldwide protests over the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died after a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into his neck.

Companies in the United States and across the globe have announced donations to nonprofit organizations and pledged money for internal company programs. In some cases, the companies have not yet disclosed how the money will be spent.

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