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Taco Bell Worker Says Was Fired for Black Lives Matter Mask

  • Last week’s incident is now getting attention on social media
  • Employee says there wasn’t a policy against messages on masks
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Taco Bell is facing mounting criticism on social media after an employee in Ohio said he was fired for wearing a Black Lives Matter mask at work.

Denzel Skinner, 29, took to Facebook last week to describe how he was asked to take off the mask during a shift. Instead of removing it, he walked out of the restaurant and said he was told by a manager not to come back. Skinner said employees are required to wear masks, and can use their own, but there weren’t guidelines about messages on face coverings, according to reports by local television stations WKBN and WFMJ.