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Whole Foods Market’s tussle with the National Labor Relations Board over whether its employees should be allowed to wear Black Lives Matter masks provides powerful evidence of this reality: In an environment where the public and employees expect companies to stand up for social justice, policies that once seemed innocuous can become entangled in controversy.