• Starbucks CEO Apologizes for “Reprehensible” Incident in Philadelphia

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson is unexpectedly spending his Monday in Philadelphia today, in an attempt to unpack a brutal reality of American life: It's perilous to be black in public.
    A video of two black men being arrested by the Philadelphia police at a Starbucks went viral over the weekend, prompting outrage, protests and a detailed apology from the CEO.
    The men, who had been sitting quietly in the store when they were arrested, were waiting for their friend to arrive before they ordered. It's a common enough practice for a chain that has sought for years to be the best third place in...
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