Starbucks Protest

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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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Starbucks Protest
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Pat Loeb
April 17, 2018 - 11:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The CEO of Starbucks has met with the two black men at the center of a racially charged incident inside a Center City store that sparked protests in the city and across the country. A company spokesperson said Tuesday that CEO Kevin Johnson apologized to the two men...
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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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Starbucks Protest
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Tim Jimenez
April 16, 2018 - 8:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Protesters packed a Center City Starbucks Monday which is the epicenter of a racially charged controversy that started with the arrest of two black men after store employees called 911 to say they were trespassing. Dozens of protesters got out of the cold and rain and...
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