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Starbucks revenue is adversely affected by bias in race prejudice

Too little, too little latte. The racial bias of Starbucks could eventually be among the most expensive in the history of the fast food industry. Seattle-based coffee chain is responding quickly to the stinging public rebound that followed the controversial April 12 arrests of two innocent black businessmen at a Philadelphia Starbucks. Analysts say the plan could cost millions of …

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Starbucks closes the stores for an afternoon for bias training

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson, center, is heading toward a meeting with Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and other officials Monday, April 16, 2018, Philadelphia City Hall. Starbucks intends to expand its store manager training to "subconscious bias," Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were arrested when employees said they had committed …

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Starbucks closes all of its US stores for anti-racial bias training

Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores and offices in the United States on the afternoon of May 29 to carry out anti-racist bias training as the company seeks to cope with the aftermath of two black men arrested at a site in Philadelphia , Violent backlash against the coffee chain followed after a video of the two men arrested …

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What is unconscious bias? And why is Starbucks training his shopkeepers just to avoid that?

Inter-religious clerics sit-down in downtown Starbucks, where two black men were arrested in Philadelphia. Starbucks said it would shut down more than 8,000 of its stores in the US to provide "racist" training for nearly 175,000 employees. (Mark Makela / Reuters) Starbucks, who is fighting a riot for two black men arrested last week in a coffee shop store, said …

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What the Starbucks incident says about implicit bias

The word "implicit bias" or a variation of it was used by Starbucks CEO, city police chief, his mayor, the NAACP, and outraged parishioners after the two had been handcuffed from the coffee shop Thursday Two men asked to use the restroom at Starbucks, but they were told that the bathrooms are only for customers. They occupied a table without …

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News from the Champions League: Juventus president calls on VAR to indict referees for bias against Italian clubs

Andrea Agnelli was spared a late penalty after sending his team out of the Champions League Juventus president Andrea Agnelli accused referee Michael Oliver of being in "total chaos" and hinted at a conspiracy against Italian clubs after a controversial penalty, the Serie A leaders failed in the Champions League against defending champion Real Madrid. Juve rose dramatically after a …

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Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the US Congress on Cambridge Analytica, Russia, bias

Andrew Harnik / AP Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the US Senate in a busy five-hour session on Tuesday. Zuckerberg's delivery was wooden and stayed close to the company's points of discussion – but made no major mistakes. Many of the senators were painfully technically illiterate, and the 33-year-old manager explained basic features of Facebook. His answers to some …

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Target to pay $ 3.7 million in racial bias

Target has agreed to pay a $ 3.7 million settlement in a lawsuit claiming racial bias in background checks, according to new court records. The settlement was filed Thursday in Manhattan Federal Court, alongside a class action lawsuit Carnella Times and Erving Smith claimed in their complaint that they had received conditional employment offers from Target – which were later …

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