Starbucks at 18th and Spruce streets in Philadelphia
Holli Stephens-KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
May 29, 2018 - 10:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starbucks is closing 8,000 stores for a few hours on Tuesday afternoon so 175,000 employees can go through anti-bias training in response to the arrest of two black men at a Rittenhouse Square store last month. The Starbucks, at 18th and Spruce streets in Philadelphia...
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Starbucks bias training
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May 29, 2018 - 7:59 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- Starbucks will close about 8,000 company-owned locations on Tuesday afternoon to offer 175,000 employees a mandatory anti-bias training. Most of the 7,000 licensed stores, including those operated by hotels, grocery stores and airports, should be open...
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Latonya Myers and Reuben Jones
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
May 27, 2018 - 2:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about snarls in the entry to the criminal justice system. Recently, a Black homeless man who was accused of trying to use a counterfeit $10 bill at a Boston...
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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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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.
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File
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
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
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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