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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.”