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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel  in San Francisco on Oct. 4, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
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Snap CEO Spiegel Calls for Reparations Commission, Taxes to Address Racial Injustice

Photo: Snap CEO Evan Spiegel in San Francisco on Oct. 4, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel called for the creation of an American commission to address racial injustice and comprehensive tax reform, saying in a lengthy note to employees that he was “heartbroken and enraged” by racism in America.

“Economic inequality in America has reached levels unseen for nearly a century, people of color cannot visit a grocery store or go for a jog without fear of being murdered without consequence, and put simply, the American experiment is failing,” he wrote.

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