[VIDEO] Katherine Timpf Goes to StarbucksPosted: March 23, 2015
I Actually Went to Starbucks and Asked About Racial Issues — Here’s What Happened
Nothing was solved.
Katherine Timpf writes: Since Starbucks launched its “Race Together” initiative — encouraging customers to have conversations about racial issues with its employees — there have been a slew of Internet think pieces about what’s right or wrong about it.
Some people said it was an awkward and a dumb idea. Other people said those people were racists. So — I decided to go out and see for myself what it would be like if I actually did what Starbucks was telling its customers to do. On Friday, I spent the entire day visiting Starbucks locations all around New York City, starting conversations about the initiative and racial issues in general….(read more)