This March 14, 2017, file photo show the Starbucks logo on a shop in downtown Pittsburgh.
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May 19, 2018 - 8:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks announced a new policy Saturday that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don't buy anything. The new policy comes five weeks after two black men who hadn't bought anything were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks. Company executives have...
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May 17, 2018 - 9:38 pm
By David Williams, CNN (CNN) -- As Starbucks prepares to close its stores later this month for mandatory racial-bias training, an incident in suburban Los Angeles is showing why that training is needed. A barista at a Starbucks in La Cañada Flintridge is accused of printing a racial slur on a...
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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting in Seattle in 2017.
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May 13, 2018 - 8:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks has told employees to let anyone use the restroom, even if they haven't bought anything, as it reviews its policies and tries to restore its reputation after the arrest of two black men at a coffee shop in Philadelphia. The coffee chain said it wants all customers who come...
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Starbucks Protest
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Mike Dougherty
May 11, 2018 - 7:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After taking full responsibility for the public relations nightmare in Center City Philadelphia that sparked national outrage, Starbucks executives are making some big policy changes as the company tries to bounce back. Chairman Howard Schultz says the incident in...
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Nestle's directors speak in front of the Nestle's logo
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May 07, 2018 - 11:01 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Nestle has entered into an agreement to bring Starbucks products to millions of homes worldwide. The Swiss-based company announced Monday that Starbucks will receive an up-front cash payment of $7.15 billion for a business which generated annual sales of $2 billion. Approximately 500...
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Cherri Gregg
May 02, 2018 - 12:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia has reached a settlement agreement with the two young men arrested after being racially profiled at a Center City Starbucks in April. There's also talks of a settlement with Starbucks as well. The city confirmed that Donte Robinson and Rashon...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating racially charged graffiti found in a locker room in the 17th Police District. The incident in Point Breeze police station came to light during the department's budget hearings before City Council today...
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Cherri Gregg
Cherri Gregg
April 23, 2018 - 10:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former Attorney General Eric Holder discussed everything from political gerrymandering to criminal justice reform, as well as his take on the recent arrest of two Black men at a Starbucks in Center City, during his keynote address at the National Constitution Center...
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Mary Catherine Roper, Yvette Davis and Gregg Feistman
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April 23, 2018 - 6:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the recent racially charged arrest of two black men at a Center City Starbucks. Video of the incident went viral, sparking protests and resulting in the...
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Cherri Gregg
April 20, 2018 - 11:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health is hosting an event this weekend to explore how racial stigma and bias impacts communities. It was planned weeks ago, but the recent Starbucks arrest makes it especially timely. "We are living in a consistent and constant...
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