Read the letter Jeff Bezos sent to Amazon employees about black people

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Amazon CEO on Tuesday joined the growing list of tech leaders calling for their companies to commemorate Juneteenth.

In a letter to employees, Jeff Bezos urged them to cancel all meetings on Friday to  honor Juneteenth, which celebrates the emancipation of Black people from slavery in the U.S. On that date in 1865, Union Gen. Gordon Granger read the Emancipation Proclamation to African Americans.

Read the full memo to Amazon employees by Jeff Bezos through this link

Read the letter Jeff Bezos sent to Amazon employees about black people

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