Black man being arrested at Starbucks in Philadelphia
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National Black Church Initiative sending 25,000 Black males to test Starbucks' racial sensitivity training
The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) is set to send 25,000 testers into Starbucks stores nationwide to test whether their training day for racial sensitivity had any effect.
Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking to try to restore its tarnished image as a hangout where all are welcome.
Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the city for a symbolic $1 each Wednesday and a promise from officials to set up a $200,000 program for young entrepreneurs.
Waiting while Black: Racial incident at Starbucks sparks outrage
Fallout continues after two Black men were arrested for sitting in a Philadelphia Starbucks. Calls for a boycott of the chain coffee shop persist as the company announces plans to close thousands of stores for racial bias training.
he National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier civil rights organization, issued the following statement following the disgraceful arrest of two African American men in a Philadelphia Starbucks.
Starbucks issued an apology after a video of two black men getting arrested inside a Philadelphia location went viral.