The “racial-bias education” training is scheduled for May 29 for nearly 175,000 employees, the company said in a statement Tuesday. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney met with Starbucks executives Monday and said they “were very contrite,” according to the Associated Press . He previously covered the military and national security for Stars and Stripes, and served in Iraq as an Army infantryman. Asking for directions while black.
Michael A. That is not what Starbucks is about. Starbucks failed these men and all of its customers by treating them in this unfair and demeaning way," Shuford said. "Based on all eyewitness accounts, there was no need for police intervention. He said he hopes to meet with the two men in the next couple of days and apologize to them face-to-face. News cameras staked out their places on the pavement, waiting for protesters who never came.
Video shows several police talking quietly with two black men seated at a table. There is not,” DePino told Philadelphia magazine. “This would never happen to someone who looks like me. Ask people how they’re doing and listen. FILE - In this March 18, 2015, file photo, a Starbucks barista holds an iced tea drink with a "Race Together" sticker on it at a Starbucks store in Seattle. He said the training should be aimed broadly to “make sure that you are respectful to everyone’s culture.