Ben & Jerry’s Says Black Lives Matter, Angering Some Customers

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s is speaking out on a controversial issue.

Ben & Jerry’s Facebook page posted a link Thursday evening reading: “Black Lives Matter. Choosing to be silent in the face of such injustice is not an option.”

The Vermont-based company said in a statement that “systemic and institutionalized racism are the defining civil rights and social justice issues of our time.”

While many left supportive comments, others were less than impressed with the message.

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One Comment

  1. Oscar Diggs says:

    Is this coming from Ben or Jerry?

  2. Adam Smith says:

    Same state and race that gave you Bernie Sanders.

  3. Randy Miller says:


  4. Bruce Hall says:

    This is not a big deal. Ice cream makers are not necessarily the last word in social issues. Perhaps the fact that blacks continue to kill other blacks at a rate many times that whites kill whites or Asians kill Asians belies the slogan #BLM.

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