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Woman Claims Banana Republic Manager Punished Her Over Braids

By Mark Pygas

Destiny Tompkins of New York took to Facebook last week to accuse a Banana Republic store outside of New York City where she works of discrimination. 

In her now viral post, Tompkins claims that the manager of a Banana Republic inside the Westchester Mall told Tompkins that her braided hair was “too ‘urban’ and ‘unkempt’’’ for the store’s image. Adding that the braids were not “Banana Republic appropriate.” 

so today I went into work at Banana Republic at the Westchester Mall and after the district manager (a white woman)...

Posted by Destiny Tompkins on Wednesday, October 4, 2017