The Corporate United States responded to the conviction Tuesday of Derek Chauvin, the police officer who killed George Floyd, calling it a step forward and advocating for more action to achieve widespread justice, USA Today
(21 April, Jones) reports. General Motors CEO Mary Barra took to Twitter, writing, "While the guilty verdicts in the trial seeking justice for George Floyd are a step in the fight against bias and injustice, we must remain determined to drive meaningful, deliberate change on a broad scale." Also weighing in was Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. He wrote about the verdict on his Facebook page, addressing George Floyd's family specifically in pledging, "We stand in solidarity with you, knowing that this is part of a bigger struggle against racism and injustice."
From "'A Small Measure of Justice': GM, Facebook Respond to the Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdicts"
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