Starbucks protest
(Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
April 17, 2018 - 2:39 pm
Starbucks, trying to tamp down a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for its nearly 175,000 workers.
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Starbucks Cup
Mia Chiatto
The Mike Pintek Show
April 17, 2018 - 1:58 pm
A Starbucks location in Philadelphia is under fire after having two black men arrested for trying to use the store’s restroom without buying something first.
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Protesters gather outside a Starbucks in Philadelphia
AP Photo/Ron Todt
April 15, 2018 - 9:59 am
The CEO of Starbucks Co., Kevin Johnson, called the arrests a "reprehensible outcome" and said he wants to personally apologize to the men, saying the company "stands firmly against discrimination or racial profiling."
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