In the wake of nationwide protests against racial injustice, a number of employers are being called out for differential or overt mistreatment of their staff members of color.
Forcing many companies to issue apologies or remove members of management to show their solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement, the heightened discourse around race in America is also causing a number of disgruntled employees to shine a spotlight on their working conditions.
One of the latest making related headlines is GRAMMY-nominated rapper Gucci Mane, who recently took to Twitter to brand his longtime label home, Atlantic Records, as ‘polite racists.’
Taking to Twitter Thursday night (June 11), Gucci called for his fellow artists to join him in the fight against major labels.
He also stated:
The tweets above may have been deleted from his official handle, but he’s been retweeting people who are supporting his cause. As of time reported, Atlantic Records has not released a statement about the matter.