Starbucks reverses decision to ban employees from wearing Black Lives Matter attire

6/12/2020 11:07:00 PM

Company is creating its own Black Lives matter T-shirts for employees

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Starbucks reverses decision to ban employees from wearing Black Lives Matter attire

Company is creating its own Black Lives matter T-shirts for employees

movement after reports the chain had banned associated pins and T-shirts sparked widespread backlash.Twitter .Black Lives Matter memorabilia at work because it could “amplify divisiveness”.It's reported Meghan is particularly 'passionate' about the issue Credit: Getty Images And it's claimed the BLM issue 'really resonates' with them both.

On Wednesday, BuzzFeed first reported Starbucks had banned employees from wearing clothing or accessories related to Black Lives Matter because it “could be misunderstood and potentially incite violence,” according to an internal memo. In the memo, the coffee chain also cited its dress code, which states that “partners may only wear buttons or pins issued to the partner by Starbucks for special recognition or for advertising a Starbucks-sponsored event or promotion” and that employees are not allowed to wear buttons or pins that “advocate a political, religious or personal issue”." The collection can be accessed by searching for 'Black Lives Matter' on the main menu, while there's also a drop-down genre menu on the main movie and TV pages. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now The memo also referred to remarks from Zing Shaw, the company’s vice president for inclusion and diversity, who further explained the company’s decision to ban attire related to the Black Lives Matter movement. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now Quoting from the company’s dress code policy, the memo stated: “Partners may only wear buttons or pins issued to the partner by Starbucks for special recognition or for advertising a Starbucks-sponsored event of promotion [. “She explains there are agitators who misconstrue the fundamental principles of the Black Lives Matter movement - and in certain circumstances, intentionally re-purpose them to amplify divisiveness,” the memo stated.com/blacklivesmatter . Read more Starbucks ‘tells employees not to wear pro-Black Lives Matter pins’ In response to the company’s ban, which came days after Starbucks had expressed its support for the black community, many customers called for a Starbucks boycott. Floyd was slowly murdered by Derek Chauvin in broad daylight as he cried and screamed into the pavement that he couldn't breathe because Chauvin was kneeling on his neck.

On Friday, the coffee company announced its Starbucks Black Partner Network would be co-designing new Black Lives Matter T-shirts for employees with graphics that read: “Time for change,” “It’s not a moment, it’s a movement,” and “No justice no peace” to “demonstrate our allyship and show we stand together in unity”. "To be silent is to be complicit.] partners are not permitted to wear buttons or pins that advocate a political, religious, or personal issue”. Until the shirts arrive, the company said it will allow employees to wear their own pins or T-shirts in support of the movement. “Until these arrive, we’ve heard you want to show your support, so just be you,” Starbucks said in a ."We have a platform, and we have a duty to our Black members, employees, creators and talent to speak up.

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What were they thinking before the ban? But will they reverse their decision to use slave/prison labor 👀 Starbucks can fcuk off While I support this. Their coffee is shit, and the company does not pay tax. 🖕 Starfucks! The Independent is owned by Russian KGB Spy Alexander Lebedev Fuck Starbucks, they don't pay their tax

The BAME's are changing our way of life while it is them that are the racists? They didn't invent the wheel, penicilin, electricity or the telephone? All they have is their history and they want to erase it? While bringing us down with they're thuggery, looting and vandalism?

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movement after reports the chain had banned associated pins and T-shirts sparked widespread backlash.Twitter .Black Lives Matter memorabilia at work because it could “amplify divisiveness”.It's reported Meghan is particularly 'passionate' about the issue Credit: Getty Images And it's claimed the BLM issue 'really resonates' with them both.

On Wednesday, BuzzFeed first reported Starbucks had banned employees from wearing clothing or accessories related to Black Lives Matter because it “could be misunderstood and potentially incite violence,” according to an internal memo. In the memo, the coffee chain also cited its dress code, which states that “partners may only wear buttons or pins issued to the partner by Starbucks for special recognition or for advertising a Starbucks-sponsored event or promotion” and that employees are not allowed to wear buttons or pins that “advocate a political, religious or personal issue”." The collection can be accessed by searching for 'Black Lives Matter' on the main menu, while there's also a drop-down genre menu on the main movie and TV pages. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now The memo also referred to remarks from Zing Shaw, the company’s vice president for inclusion and diversity, who further explained the company’s decision to ban attire related to the Black Lives Matter movement. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now Quoting from the company’s dress code policy, the memo stated: “Partners may only wear buttons or pins issued to the partner by Starbucks for special recognition or for advertising a Starbucks-sponsored event of promotion [. “She explains there are agitators who misconstrue the fundamental principles of the Black Lives Matter movement - and in certain circumstances, intentionally re-purpose them to amplify divisiveness,” the memo stated.com/blacklivesmatter . Read more Starbucks ‘tells employees not to wear pro-Black Lives Matter pins’ In response to the company’s ban, which came days after Starbucks had expressed its support for the black community, many customers called for a Starbucks boycott. Floyd was slowly murdered by Derek Chauvin in broad daylight as he cried and screamed into the pavement that he couldn't breathe because Chauvin was kneeling on his neck.

On Friday, the coffee company announced its Starbucks Black Partner Network would be co-designing new Black Lives Matter T-shirts for employees with graphics that read: “Time for change,” “It’s not a moment, it’s a movement,” and “No justice no peace” to “demonstrate our allyship and show we stand together in unity”. "To be silent is to be complicit.] partners are not permitted to wear buttons or pins that advocate a political, religious, or personal issue”. Until the shirts arrive, the company said it will allow employees to wear their own pins or T-shirts in support of the movement. “Until these arrive, we’ve heard you want to show your support, so just be you,” Starbucks said in a ."We have a platform, and we have a duty to our Black members, employees, creators and talent to speak up.