The Vermont-based ice cream company has posted a statement of support for the Black Lives Matter movement on its website. Ben & Jerry’s supports the Black Lives Matter movement, and has issued an official statement on their website detailing their commitment. According to the statement, the company and its employees have “come to understand that to

be silent about the violence and threats to the lives and well-being of black people is to be complicit in that violence and those threats.” “Effects of the criminal justice system are not color blind,” the statement says. “Systemic and institutionalized racism are the defining civil rights and social justice issues of our time.” READ MORE