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Ben & Jerry’s Faces Boycott After Endorsing Black Lives Matter

Breitbart
By Jerome Hudson  |  7 Oct 2016

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Socially conscious ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s faces calls for a boycott after the company announced its support for the Black Lives Matter protest movement this week.

“Systemic and institutionalized racism are the defining civil rights and social justice issues of our time,” the Vermont-based company said in a statement posted on benjerry.com. “We’ve come to understand that to be silent about the violence and threats to the lives and well-being of black people is to be complicit in that violence and those threats.”

The company posted its support for Black Lives Matter on Facebook and Twitter.

But after backing Black Lives Matter, the online backlash against the ice cream-making duo is mounting.
 
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