|Melissa Blake: Starbucks' straw decision hurts people like me|
Added: 11.07.2018 23:22 | 14 views | 0 comments
In an effort to reduce ocean pollution, Starbucks announced on Monday that it plans to eliminate plastic straws from all stores by 2020. While lessening our environmental footprint is important, Starbucks (and other companies making similar decisions) seem to have forgotten one major concern: How a world without plastic straws will impact people with disabilities, many of whom use these types of straws out of necessity.
|See Starbucks' straw-free lid|
Added: 11.07.2018 1:50 | 16 views | 0 comments
Starbucks announced that it will phase out plastic straws from all of its stores by 2020. Instead, it will offer a cup with a raised lid you can drink from or eco-friendly paper straws.
|Watch Starbucks' anti-bias training video|
Added: 30.05.2018 3:00 | 19 views | 0 comments
After the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks sparked outrage, the company shut down about 8,000 stores for an afternoon and held an anti-bias training. This is a portion of the video played at that training.
|Jesse Williams and Judith Browne Dianis: Starbucks' incident proves 'Whites Only' spaces still exist|
Added: 29.05.2018 11:01 | 24 views | 0 comments
For a few hours on Tuesday, thousands of Americans will suffer. They will be without their morning jolt, afternoon pick-me-up and end of day treat from corporate giant Starbucks coffee. People around the country will find the doors of about 8,000 Starbucks stores locked as its employees receive racial bias training. The exercise is an effort to save face after some bad press, resulting from a Philadelphia Starbucks' criminalization of two black men who were only doing what so many others do: hanging out in Starbucks.
|Opinion: White women like me, we need to talk (about not calling the police)|
Added: 19.05.2018 7:50 | 18 views | 0 comments
Did you hear about the white woman who called police in Memphis earlier this month because a black man who wanted to buy a house was trying to take a look at it first? What about the white people who called the police on black people simply for sleeping in their own dorm lounge at Yale, barbecuing at a park, shopping at Nordstrom Rack, waiting in a Starbucks or ... the list goes tragically on and on.
|Starbucks faces more racism allegations after racist slur written on cup|
Added: 17.05.2018 21:28 | 24 views | 0 comments
As Starbucks prepares to close its stores later this month for mandatory racial-bias training, an incident in suburban Los Angeles is showing why that training is needed.
|Men arrested at Starbucks turn negative into positive in settling case|
Added: 03.05.2018 19:05 | 20 views | 0 comments
Two black men whose arrest last month at a Starbucks spurred allegations of racial bias say they're happy with the settlements they've reached with the city of Philadelphia and the company -- and that they hope the incident is remembered for positive outcomes such as an anticipated program to encourage young entrepreneurs.
|Starbucks settles with black men over arrest|
Added: 02.05.2018 21:43 | 21 views | 0 comments
Two African-American men whose arrest at a Philadelphia Starbucks sparked protests over racial bias have reached agreements with the coffee store chain and the city, and have pledged to support a $200,000 effort to encourage young entrepreneurs.
|What the Starbucks incident tells us about implicit bias|
Added: 17.04.2018 11:30 | 22 views | 0 comments
Could implicit bias training prevent an incident like the one at a Philadelphia Starbucks in which two black men were arrested after asking to use the restroom?
|See arrest that spurred Starbucks protests|
Added: 17.04.2018 10:50 | 22 views | 0 comments
Two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks for sitting in the store without placing an order. The CEO is now calling the incident reprehensible.