I started looking over the Instagram accounts of the some of the big department stores. All express solidarity with Black Lives Matter. It is great PR.
However, sadly, the shopping experience has not changed over the decades. When I went shopping in the American South with my family as a child I remember store staff following us around. It was part of the routine. 2020, looking over the social media comments, not much has changed, the times or even the geography. Even SPENDING money can be a challenge,
Here are some comments on various retailers social media threads: