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Antonio McBroom Went From Scooping Ice Cream At Ben & Jerry's To Owning 15 Locations

Antonio McBroom went from scooping ice cream in college to owning a number of Ben & Jerry’s locations.

Samantha Dorisca

Sep 11, 2023

Ben & Jerry's Joins Forces With Colin Kaepernick to 'Change the Whirled'

Colin Kaepernick changed the world when he first decided to kneel and now he’s teamed up with Ben & Jerry’s to continue to be that change — one scoop at a time. “I’m honored to partner with Ben & Jerry’s on Change the Whirled,” said Kaepernick in a press release. “Their commitment to challenging the anti-Black roots of policing in the United States demonstrates a material concern for the wellbeing of Black and Brown communities. My hope is that this partnership will amplify calls to defund and abolish the police and to invest in futures that can make us safer, healthier, and truly free.” The latest partnership includes a new Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor inspired by Kaepernick’s social justice efforts. The new flavor Change the Whirled™ honors his activism in the pursuit of racial justice, according to a press release. “We are so inspired by Colin Kaepernick’s bold activism for racial justice that we did what we do best: We whipped up [an] euphoric flavor to honor his work,” said...

Shanique Yates

Dec 11, 2020

Ben & Jerry's to Tackle Racism in America on New Audio Podcast

Ice cream company — Ben & Jerry’s — has been extremely vocal in regards to calling out racism and violence in America during the aftermath of George Floyd’s death. After issuing a bold and detailed statement to dismantle white supremacy in America back in June, Ben & Jerry’s quickly earned a reputation of being a valued advocate for change in underserved communities across the U.S. Now they’re taking their actions a step further. In the fight for racial equality, the company has launched a podcast called “Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America” — based on Jeffery Robinson’s acclaimed presentation of the same name. They plan to uncover the lesser-known history of racial injustice in America, according to Refinery29 . View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ben & Jerry's (@benandjerrys) According to the captioned Instagram post, the new podcast will be hosted by Carvell Wallace and ACLU legal expert Jeffery Robinson in partnership with Vox Media and The Who We Are Project,...

Njera Perkins

Sep 4, 2020