View of a name change to “Black lives matter” on a Starbucks cup as part of a push to raise awareness

Starbucks baristas across the country have been yelling out, "Black lives matter." No, they're not making a political statement; some crafty customers have been changing their names on their Starbucks app to "Black lives matter." And, of course, baristas have to call you by your name when your order is ready.

Take, for example, Starbucks customer Lex Cross.


With a simple Facebook post, which has since gone viral, Cross' idea has now reached other people, and someone even captured with a cellphone camera his or her barista yelling, "Black lives matter."

Well, that's definitely a way to mix your activism with your overpriced coffee.

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