To honor the holiday, which is today, some companies are giving employees a paid day off while others, like General Motors, are observing moments of silence. The company decisions to recognize the holiday come after the death of George Floyd, a Black man killed by Minneapolis police on Memorial Day. His death has spurred widespread protests around the world, with demonstrators and lawmakers urging police reform.
Here is a running list of the companies that promised to recognize Juneteenth:
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