After getting dragged by Black Twitter, the popular coffee chain is now OK with their baristas mixing social justice in the lattes.
The city of Philadelphia is trying to make amends for the arrest of two Black men at Starbucks. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross and Mayor Jim Kenney issued a public apology for cops arresting Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson last week. Commissioner Ross had previously defended his officers for taking the men into custody after […]
The recent controversy surrounding two men being 'arrested while Black' at Starbucks has many wondering if boycotting brands will help corporations realize Black lives do matter.
As many around the country continue to voice their collective outrage surrounding the arrest of two black men while waiting inside a local Philadelphia Starbucks, the men have yet to speak directly to the media. That all changed when that sat for an exclusive interview with Good Morning America. Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, the […]
After the unwarranted arrest of two Black men, the coffee company is having a racial-bias education program.
Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores in the United States for an afternoon of racial bias training.
Certain responses to extreme acts of discrimination shouldn’t be surprising, such is the case with the Philadelphia Police Chief who stated that the officers who arrested the black Starbucks customers were totally right in arresting them. Seriously, you can’t make this up. Want to know the best way to make your police department look totally […]
A Black, female Starbucks executive is speaking out on racial profiling as another location comes under fire for discrimination. After the CEO of Starbucks has issued a statement and a video apologizing and taking responsibility for an incident where two Black men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbuck while waiting for a friend, the Chief […]
In a statement issued on April 14, Kevin Johnson referred to what happened as a “reprehensible outcome."
The 23-year-old man is being accused of battery after a racist rant erupted into a physical altercation.
Plus, Erykah Badu to raise money to help alleviate the rape kit backlog in Detroit and Starbucks customers are insisting Black Lives Matter will be heard loud and clear.