Ben & Jerry’s Backs ‘Squad’ Member’s Legislation With New Ice Cream Flavor
Ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s announced its support for Rep. Cori Bush’s (D-Mo.) legislation, the People’s Response Act, by launching a new flavor.
“Sweet justice! Today Congresswoman [Cori Bush] and [Monifa Bandele] were with us in DC as we launched our newest flavor, Change is Brewing! These chunks and swirls are working in collaboration with [Movement 4 Black Lives] to support the People’s Response Act,” the company tweeted.
Sweet justice! Today Congresswoman @CoriBush and @monifabandele were with us in DC as we launched our newest flavor, Change is Brewing! These chunks and swirls are working in collaboration with @Mvmnt4BlkLives to support the People’s Response Act. More: https://t.co/O7dwJNZu07 pic.twitter.com/HYPUcOFE17
— Ben & Jerry’s (@benandjerrys) September 20, 2021
The company explained on its website, “Grab your spoon & dig into a flavor boldly celebrating safety & liberation for all. It’s time to divest from systems that criminalize Black communities & invest in a vision of public safety that allows everyone to breathe free. Learn more about a visionary plan to reimagine public safety and take action below!”
According to a news release, the flavor is “a cool combination of cold brew coffee ice cream, marshmallow swirls and fudge brownies.” – READ MORE