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Twitter, Square to Make Juneteenth A Company Holiday

Juneteenth, celebrated each year on June 19, is a day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. “Twitter and Square Inc. Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said the companies will honor Juneteenth as a holiday in the U.S., as American corporations grapple with ways to show support for black employees and celebrate racial diversity,” according to The Wall Street Journal. “Vox Media Inc. also said in a company memo Tuesday that it will observe Juneteenth as a company holiday.”

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