Philadelphia Starbucks

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Cherri Gregg
June 08, 2018 - 4:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Police Department now has a new policy that gives officers more discretion when making arrests for defiant trespass. The policy comes in response to the controversial arrest of two black men at a Center City Starbucks. Under state law, a person can...
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Starbucks Corp. says Howard Schultz is stepping down executive chairman later this month.
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June 04, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks Corp.'s Howard Schultz is stepping down as executive chairman of the coffee company he helped transform into a global brand, and says public service may be in his future. Schultz, 64, says he is considering a range of options. He had endorsed Democratic presidential...
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A woman peers into a closed Starbucks Coffee shop.
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May 29, 2018 - 9:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, mocked three years ago for suggesting employees discuss racial issues with customers, asked workers Tuesday to talk about race with each other. It was part of the coffee chain's anti-bias training, created after the arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks six...
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Cherri Gregg
May 24, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starbucks released a five-minute video previewing the anti-bias training scheduled at its 8,000 corporate-owned stores next Tuesday. The company said this is just one step in a multi-year effort. With counsel from experts like Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal...
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Cherri Gregg
April 19, 2018 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starbucks will close 8,000 locations nationwide to conduct implicit bias training. They'll engage experts from the NAACP and Anti-Defamation League, and they are consulting big names — like former Attorney General Eric Holder. "We all have some level of bias within us...
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Community leaders rallying outside Starbucks at 18th and Spruce
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Shara Dae Howard
April 16, 2018 - 9:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Councilman Kenyatta Johnson joined community leaders outside the Center City Starbucks to address the racially charged incident that happened there last week. Johnson and Minister Rodney Muhammad spoke passionately at the interfaith rally outside of a Starbucks on...
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