TweetLet’s Talk about Race! When Mr. Schultz founder of Starbucks asked America to have a conversation about race nobody was interested in, the rich white billionaire explained why his “Race Together “camping failed. “”I’m not black, I haven’t lived a life in which I was racially profiled, and I wasn’t discriminated against because of the color of my skin,”. Americans have a hard time talking about race and racism; they don’t even want to teach it in schools. However, when a rich black woman expressed her view on a TV show called “The Views,” everybody raced to talk about it. Whoopi Goldberg’s comments triggered an avalanche of debate discussions filling…
My Race Conversation at Starbucks was Decaffeinated!
Tweet As racially-charged tragedies unfolded in communities across the country, the chairman and ceo of Starbucks didn’t remain a silent bystander. Howard Schultz voiced his concerns with partners (employees) in the company’s Seattle headquarters and started a discussion about race in America. Howard Schultz is the CEO of Starbucks, a coffee company that as he describes it, “is a third place away from home and work where Americans can come and enjoy drinking a good cup of coffee sitting down.” Before Starbucks, Americans usually drank coffee on the run and everyone drank the same kind of coffee – black coffee in a Styrofoam cup. Every morning it was like…
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