Apparently, it has ended as quickly as it started......what
a surprise : )
The cups were "just the catalyst" for a larger conversation,
and Starbucks will still hold forum discussions, co-produce
special sections in USA TODAY and put more stores in
minority communities as part of the Race Together
initiative, according to a company memo from CEO Howard
On Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 1:15:25 PM UTC-4, ChairMan wrote:
"If Starbucks wants us to talk about race, let's start with why they don't
have Starbucks Coffee Houses in some of America's cities that are mostly bl
ack, or have had a racially charged history?
My friend looked up various cities, and found that there are no Starbucks C
offee Houses in many of them.
Places like Highland Park, Michigan, which is at the center of Detroit, is
inhabited by a population that is 94 percent African-American. Or in Bento
n Harbor, Michigan, which is almost 90 percent African-American. There is
not a Starbucks in either town."
Ny immediate reacton upon hearing this BS ploy to gain some free
publicity is to now boycott Starbucks, at least for a few months.
I'm not a regular customer, but do go there occasionally. I have
a bag of their coffee that I use every morning, got a good deal on
it at Costco. They do have very good coffee. But who wants to put
up with this BS?
Dennis Miller had it right. He said something along the lines of
what's next, discussing when life begins at Weiner World and your
position on the death penalty at Pizza Hut?
And the above just shows what a bunch of hypocrites they are.
The stockholders should fire that idiot Shultz.
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