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States passing anti-transgender laws could face economic backlash

May 4, 2021
The corporate response so far has been muted.
Opponents of several bills targeting transgender youth attend a rally at the Alabama State House to draw attention to anti-transgender legislation introduced in the state, on March 30, 2021 in Montgomery, Ala.
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Michigan brewery faces boycotts after racial discrimination settlement

Dec 9, 2019
Can Founders Brewing repair its reputation with some bars and beer drinkers around Michigan?
Popular beers from around Michigan available on tap at Henry’s Place in Okemos, Michigan. One brewery you won't find here? Founders.
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Companies have less leeway in missteps on race

Jan 9, 2018
An H&M ad with a black boy in a hoodie that said “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” has been called out as racially insensitive and has led to calls of a boycott. It’s just the latest in a series of similar missteps from companies like Dove, Pepsi and Nivea that consumers are less willing to […]

Colin Kaepernick says the NFL colluded against him

Oct 16, 2017
The football player refused to stand for the national anthem in protest of racial injustice, and some in the sports community speculate his political activism led to the NFL blackballing him.
Colin Kaepernick (R), and Eric Reid of the San Francisco 49ers (L), kneel in protest during the national anthem prior to playing the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium on Sept. 12, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.
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