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Versace Employee Admits Company Actively Discriminates Against Black Customers

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Systemic Discrimination

What do you worry about when you go shopping?

Do you shop compulsively? Spend too much money? Or are you more worried about budgeting? Can you really afford that gift for a special someone?

But before you even get to browsing and buying, what if you have to worry about how the sales staff treats you in the first place?

While many of us are fortunate enough never to be openly discriminated against, a former employee at a Bay Area Versace store has since turned whistleblower to reveal one of the most deeply upsetting things a store could possibly do: Discriminate against an entire race of customers.

versace store front

Source: flickr/ishane

Here's the code word employees used