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Baltimore teacher's 'Black Lives Matter' debit card design denied by Wells Fargo

Baltimore teacher's 'Black Lives Matter' debit card design denied by Wells Fargo

When customizing her Wells Fargo debit card online, Baltimore high school teacher Rachel Nash had several images to choose from — flowers, the American flag, colorful patterns and puppies. She even had the option of uploading her own image.

“I don’t need extra pictures of my dog,” Nash said. Instead, she wanted an image that would make people think, and help her show solidarity with people of color. 

The 29-year-old, who works for the city public school system, designed a customized card that read “Black Lives Matter” with a fist held in the air, using an image she found on the internet. But Wells Fargo denied the card design, citing guidelines that prohibit political...

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