After forbidding employees from wearing Black Lives Matter symbolism, Starbucks offers its own tamer version

Just two years after Starbucks faced a high-profile reckoning over how Black people are treated in its stores, the coffee giant is facing more backlash for its ban on employees wearing Black Lives Matter symbols at work, which it belatedly reversed under pressure Friday.Critics took to social media earlier this week to flay the Seattle-based retailer and self-styled corporate progressive over reports that employees had been barred from wearing clothing or accessories with Black Lives Matter logos.The company’s argument: The BLM message might be misconstrued.“…(T)here are agitators who misconst...


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