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Braids, Destiny, and Facebook: Former Banana Republic Employee Files $1 Million Lawsuit After Racist Manager Called Her Braids "Too Urban" and "Unkempt" @balleralert 1 OP Former Banana Republic Employee Files $1 Million Lawsuit After Racist Manager Called Her Braids β€œToo Urban” and β€œUnkempt”-blogged by @thereal__bee β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € A former BananaRepublic employee is now suing the company after her bosses complained about her hair being in braids. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Destiny Tompkins worked for the company as a sales representative at their location in White Plains, NY. Shortly after being hired, the 19-year-old says that she was discriminated against for wearing braids. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € According to the discrimination suit, the store manager, who is white, told Tompkins that her braids were "too urban" and "unkempt" and were not aligned with the store’s image. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € When Destiny refused to change her hairstyle, she claims she was taken off the work schedule. Though the company did not officially terminate her employment, it was implied that she would no longer be working there due to her not getting any shifts. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € After a public rant on Facebook, the corporate managers fired the store manager. Destiny is suing the corporate office, store and regional managers, for at least $1 million.
Braids, Destiny, and Facebook: Former Banana Republic Employee Files $1
 Million Lawsuit After Racist Manager Called
 Her Braids "Too Urban" and "Unkempt"
 @balleralert
 1
 OP
Former Banana Republic Employee Files $1 Million Lawsuit After Racist Manager Called Her Braids β€œToo Urban” and β€œUnkempt”-blogged by @thereal__bee β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € A former BananaRepublic employee is now suing the company after her bosses complained about her hair being in braids. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Destiny Tompkins worked for the company as a sales representative at their location in White Plains, NY. Shortly after being hired, the 19-year-old says that she was discriminated against for wearing braids. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € According to the discrimination suit, the store manager, who is white, told Tompkins that her braids were "too urban" and "unkempt" and were not aligned with the store’s image. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € When Destiny refused to change her hairstyle, she claims she was taken off the work schedule. Though the company did not officially terminate her employment, it was implied that she would no longer be working there due to her not getting any shifts. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € After a public rant on Facebook, the corporate managers fired the store manager. Destiny is suing the corporate office, store and regional managers, for at least $1 million.

Former Banana Republic Employee Files $1 Million Lawsuit After Racist Manager Called Her Braids β€œToo Urban” and β€œUnkempt”-blogged by @therea...