• People are posting photos of themselves drinking coffee from chains like Dunkin' Donuts and Burger King to protest Starbucks after the arrest of 2 black men

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    People are calling for a boycott of Starbucks after two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia location.
    Ex- Starbucks customers are posting photos of themselves drinking coffee from Dunkin' Donuts, Panera, and other chains with the BoycottStarbucks hashtag.
    Starbucks has apologized for the incident, but the boycott seems to be just heating up.
    Starbucks customers are posting photos of themselves drinking coffee from Dunkin' Donuts, Panera, and local coffee shops as backlash against the coffee giant builds.
    A video of two black men being arrested while waiting for a friend at a...
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  • Yelp faces a “dilemma” as Philly Starbucks gets pummeled with one-star reviews

    Yelp faces a “dilemma” as Philly Starbucks gets pummeled with one-star reviews

    5 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    In the wake of a viral video in which two black men were seen being arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks as they waited for a friend, the coffee giant is facing fierce criticism and calls for a company-wide boycott. The incident has sparked accusations of racial profiling, and Starbucks itself has deemed it a “reprehensible event,” with...
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  • Starbucks is facing backlash after 2 black men were arrested in the store - and it reveals one of the chain's fundamental problems

    Starbucks is facing backlash after 2 black men were arrested in the store - and it reveals one of the chain's fundamental problems

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson apologized this weekend after a video of two black men being arrested at the coffee chain went viral.
    This is not the first time that Starbucks has experienced backlash over its apparent targeting of people of color.
    While Starbucks proclaims it has progressive values, one of its core missions depends on creating an appealing and upscale environment that typically excludes certain groups.
    Starbucks' CEO was forced to apologize this weekend after a video of two black men being arrested at a Philadelphia location of the coffee chain went viral.
    "Regretfully, our...
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  • Starbucks Executive Weighs In On Arrests Of 2 Black Men

    5 monthes ago - By NPR

    Starbucks is being criticized after two black men were arrested in one of its Philadelphia stores. Host Rachel Martin talks to Rosalind Brewer, the company's chief operating officer.
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  • What You Need to Know About the Movement to Boycott Starbucks

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    After protests in Philadelphia over the weekend, the movement to boycott Starbucks is going global.
    Last Thursday, a Starbucks manager in Philadelphia called the local police because two black men were sitting inside the cafe without having ordered anything. The incident resulted in the two men being arrested, which drew an apology from Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson and protests outside the branch of Starbucks in question on Sunday. Now there is a call on Twitter to BoycottStarbucks. Here's what you need to know.
    Why Were the Men Arrested?
    The official reason was trespassing because they...
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  • Protesters Rally Outside Philadelphia Starbucks After Arrests Of 2 Black Men

    Protesters Rally Outside Philadelphia Starbucks After Arrests Of 2 Black Men

    5 monthes ago - By NPR

    Demonstrators gathered on Sunday after two black men were arrested on suspicion of trespassing. The men were later released, and the incident has drawn accusations of racial profiling.
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