Starbucks Is Closing All Its U.S. Stores for Diversity Training Day. Experts Say That’s Not Enough

May 28, 2018 - Time Magazine

Corporations often employ knee-jerk reactions and swift changes to appease an enraged public when controversy arises.

In Starbucks’ case, it was the announcement that all U.S. stores would close Tuesday, May 29 for a “racial bias education day” after a Philadelphia-based employee called the police on two black men — Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson — who sat in the store for several minutes in April. They were both arrested, prompting backlash from customers. The two men went on ...