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Taco Bell has been doing some serious backtracking as news hit that an employee in Ohio was fired for wearing a Black Lives Matter face mask at work.
According to Business Insider, on June 8, Youngstown, Ohio-native Denzel Skinner posted on Facebook, a video of him explaining that he had been terminated based on a BLM mask he was wearing a work, which does not go against company policy.
“We believe Black Lives Matter…Our Chief People Officer and Yum!
“While our policies at restaurants do not prohibit Team Members from wearing Black Lives Matter masks, we are working to clarify our mask policy so this doesn’t happen again.”
Just last week, after Buzzfeed broke the news that Starbucks sent a memo to its employees last week spelling out that they couldn’t wear anything at work in support of Black Lives Matter, the popular coffee chain reversed its Bell Employee Fired For Wearing a Black Lives Matter Mask
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