The retail giant's policies require workers to look “professional,” but employees say managers ignored it until some employees started wearing masks that Costco calls “political.”
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation into donor confusion between the California-based foundation and the Black Lives Matter movement, authorities are stepping in.
"The Black Lives Matter Foundation" Raised Millions. It's Not Affiliated With The Black Lives Matter Movement.
Employees of Apple, Google, and Microsoft have raised millions of dollars for the Black Lives Matter Foundation thinking it's the international racial justice movement seeking to end police brutality. That couldn’t be further from the truth.
Police Said A Black Man Hanged Himself. Officials Are Calling For An Outside Investigation Into His Death.
"My brother was not suicidal," the man's sister said during a rally. "He wasn't."
Beyoncé sent a letter to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron urging him "to bring justice for Breonna Taylor, and demonstrate the value of a Black woman's life."
“We cannot live in fear, because when we live in fear, we are being controlled,” said Moore County Clerk Brenda McKanna. “Even if I get it a second time, I’m for our nation opening back up.”
Starbucks Won't Let Employees Wear Gear That Supports Black Lives Matter Because It Is Political Or Could Incite Violence
The retail giant said wearing pro-BLM pins or T-shirts would violate its dress code policy because the accessories advocate a "political, religious, or personal issue."
Calls to defund the police were a common refrain at many of the protests, which seem unparalleled in modern memory in their scale and sweep.
“Santa Monica Was A Boiling Point": Protests Are Taking Over White Wealthy Neighborhoods So They Can't Look Away
Protests over the death of George Floyd have culminated in some of the largest civil rights uprisings in history. And white, wealthy areas like Santa Monica are no longer exempt.
Inside a private forum, some volunteer moderators for the platform are furious at the company's stance.
People on the social platform say that moderators are deleting comments stating “Black Lives Matter” and stifling discussion about the nation’s protests.
"It needs to be stated that as a straight white man, and a public figure, the institutional consequences of my detainment are nothing in comparison to others within the movement," the actor said.
Sunday Night's Protests Against Police Brutality Were A Mix Of Chaotic Violence And Peaceful Demonstrations
The demonstrations, taking place under curfews, have been heated, with some cities marred by looting.
George Floyd And Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Worked Security At The Same Nightclub. People Who Worked With Them Can't Believe It.
The club’s owner said former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin would sometimes "overreact and lash out quickly" while working as a security guard at the popular club.
The Kroger-owned supermarket chain also says the temperature checks aren't medical examinations.
"Ink Master" Star Daniel Silva Has Been Arrested After A Car Crash Killed YouTuber Corey La Barrie, Police Say
Police said that Silva was driving the McLaren sports car, which crashed into a pole.
"The million-dollar question is why someone would do something like this. I am not sure we will ever comprehend it," said an official with Metro Transit in St. Paul, Minnesota.
The Governor Of Texas Acknowledged His Plan To Reopen Businesses Will Lead To More Coronavirus Cases
"The more that you have people out there, the greater the possibility is for transmission," he told lawmakers in a private call on Friday.
Several tweets went viral that falsely claimed the CDC had drastically revised down the number of deaths in the US from the coronavirus — but it seems some people didn't read to the end of the page.
"They are allowing up to 600 people in the store at a time. Employees have to dodge people like it's a minefield. It’s just a complete breakdown at every level.”