Publix employee told to remove BLM mask

(NBC News/ WBBH) A Black Publix employee in Lehigh Acres, Florida was told to remove his “Black Live Matter” face mask by while he was at work.

Quinton Desamours showed up at work on Saturday and was pulled aside by his assistant manager who took issue with the mask because it showed support for the Black Lives Matter Movement.

“He told me the company hasn’t issued a statement and that he doesn’t know if they’re pro or con on the issue, and that I am endangering myself and everyone who worked there,” said Desamours.

Publix doe has a policy that does not allow employees to display non-Publix messaging. However, Desamours said the rule is loosely enforced.

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