Apple, Facebook and YouTube have pledged to donate money to groups fighting racial injustice after george freud's death sparked riots across america.In a memo to Apple employees, CEO Tim Cook promised that Apple would donate to multiple groups, including the equal justice initiative, and make a two-to-one match for all employees' donations, Bloomberg reported. The company did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
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Facebook chief executive mark zuckerberg (Mark Zuckerberg) said in a post on sunday that the social network was making an additional commitment of $10 million to such groups and that the company was working with civil rights advisers and employees to identify the ideal recipients. He also thanked Danera Fraser (Darnella Frazier) for releasing a video of Freud's encounter with the police.
Intel pledged $1 million on Sunday, and chief executive Bob Swan said in a memo that Intel pledged $1 million on Sunday and encouraged employees to contribute to the black lives matter foundation, the center for policing equity and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
Intel has pledged $1 million to support non-profit and community organizations in their efforts to address social injustice and racial discrimination. Intel also encourages employees to consider contributing to organizations that focus on equity and social justice, including the black life first foundation, the police fairness center and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, all of which are eligible for Intel's contribution matching program.
Google's YouTube on twitter on Saturday promised $1 million in support. YouTube says we are united against racism and violence. When members of our community are hurt, we are all hurt. We stand in solidarity with the fight against racism and violence. When members of our community are hurt, we are all hurt. We pledge $1 million to support efforts to address social injustice.
On May 25, Freud was killed in Minneapolis after a nationwide protest. In Fraser's video, a police officer is seen pressing his knee on the handcuffed 46 year old Freud's neck for several minutes. Freud was taken away by ambulance and later declared dead.