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Jeff Bezos Stands By Amazon's Support of Black Lives Matter In Email Response to Customer

Jeff Bezos Stands By Amazon's Support of Black Lives Matter In Email Response to Customer

Jeff Bezos is standing by Amazon’s stance on Black Lives Matter, sharing his response to one customer who cried out that “All Lives Matter” in an email to the company.

In the screenshot of an email, the customer says that it’s “disturbing” and “offensive” that the online retailer posted a message on the site showing they stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

“I have to disagree with you,” Jeff replied to the email in a second screenshot on the post. “‘Black Lives Matter’ doesn’t mean other lives don’t matter. Black lives matter speaks to racism and the disproportionate risk that Black people face in our law enforcement and justice system.”

He went on to point out that he doesn’t have to worry that his son “might be choked to death while being detained one day. I want you to know I support this movement that we see happening all around us and my stance won’t change.”

Just a few days before, Amazon announced that they would be donating $10 million to social justice organizations in support of Black communities.

See Jeff‘s full Instagram below and check out a list of resources that you can contribute and donate to right now.

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