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Racial Discrimination

  1. racial discrimination
    How Black Café Owners Are Responding to Starbucks’s ‘Racial Bias’ Shutdown“Do you want to spend your dollars at a place where you can feel safe or a place where they’re going to call the police on you?”
  2. racial discrimination
    Here’s How Starbucks’s ‘Racial Bias Training’ Is Going to WorkThe coffee chain has offered a preview that involves workbooks, group activities, and Common.
  3. lawsuits
    He Tried to Buy Breakfast at Burger King — He Ended Up Spending 3 Months in JailThe store claimed his $10 bill was fake. It wasn’t, and now he’s suing for $1 million.
  4. the chain gang
    Starbucks Welcomes People to Sit in Cafés Without Buying AnythingStores are now open to everyone “regardless of whether they make a purchase.”
  5. racial discrimination
    Waffle House Faces Boycott After Another Black Customer Is Violently ArrestedThis time, it was a North Carolinian in a prom tux.
  6. racial discrimination
    Starbucks Bathrooms Are Now Open to Anybody Who Walks In“We don’t want to become a public bathroom, but we’re going to make the right decision.”
  7. racial discrimination
    Men Arrested at Starbucks Settle With Philly for $1, Plus $200K Education FundPhiladelphia had to promise to set up a $200,000 public-school program benefiting young entrepreneurs.
  8. the chain gang
    Men Arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks Say They Feared for Their Lives“Anytime I’m encountered by cops, I can honestly say it’s a thought that runs through my mind.”
  9. the chain gang
    Here’s the Starbucks 911 Call That Got Those Two Black Customers ArrestedThe dispatcher tells officers there’s “a group of males inside causing a disturbance.”
  10. the chain gang
    Starbucks Will Close All Its Stores in May for Racial-Bias TrainingTo “ensure everyone inside a Starbucks store feels safe and welcome.”
  11. the chain gang
    Starbucks Will Close All of Its Stores for Racial-Bias TrainingOn May 29, all 8,000 U.S. locations will be coached to “prevent discrimination.”
  12. the chain gang
    How Starbucks Is Trying to Fix Its Philly Arrest DisasterIt’s promising to retrain employees, meet with community leaders, and hold a companywide meeting.
  13. discrimination
    Student Claims Former Coach Kicked Her Off Team Over Her Instagram PostsFormer University of Cincinnati volleyball player Shalom Ifeanyi claims her former coach singled her out over her Instagram posts.
  14. awful things
    North Carolina KKK Leader Threatens to ‘Burn’ Black Univision ReporterChristopher Barker made derogatory and threatening comments to journalist Ilia Calderón.
  15. Third Black Employee Sues Fox News for Racial DiscriminationThe employee, Monica Douglas, alleges that she was subjected to years of racist slurs by the network’s former comptroller.
  16. Fox News Sued by Two Black Women for Racial DiscriminationFormer payroll workers claim they were subjected to “top-down racial harassment.”
  17. lawsuits
    Chipotle Sued for Alleged Racial Discrimination Now, TooA former employee claims race played a role in shift assignments.
  18. Lawsuits
    A White Cook Is Suing Eataly for Racial DiscriminationHe says his “cries for help went unheard” after Hispanic co-workers called him gringo.
  19. Lawsuits
    Black Man Says Restaurant Forced Him to ‘Prepay’ for Breakfast“The waitress apologized, acknowledging that the policy was racist.”
  20. rent is too damn high
    Yes, It’s Illegal for Landlords to Discriminate. And Yes, They Still Do It.A conversation with a housing advocate.
  21. Lawsuits
    Hooters Fired a Black Waitress Because She Dyed Her HairThe company will have to pay her $250,000 for racial discrimination.
  22. bill de blasio's new york
    De Blasio Settles FDNY Discrimination Suit for $98 MillionThe third leftover Bloomberg lawsuit he’s settled so far.
  23. nypd blues
    Former NYPD Diver Sues Over Racial HarassmentA diver says he felt threatened.
  24. Alexander McQueen Faces a Second Lawsuit [Updated]Discrimination complaints abound.
  25. discrimination
    Paterson May Have Tried Race-Based Police CutsAides asked to swap white officers on security detail for minorities.
  26. equality
    NYPD Intelligence Division Is Way Too WhiteThe NYCLU has filed a federal complaint alleging such.
  27. Mediavore
    A Former McFadden’s Boss Accused of Discrimination in Philly FacesPlus: The ethanol industry puts a pinch on the nation’s corn supply; and lowered onion costs alleviate food inflation in India, all in our morning news roundup.