Friday, April 20, 2018

In Light of Starbucks: White Fear and the Bystander Effect - PAPER

In light of that very unfortunate all-too-common edition of Watch What Happens Live: When White People Run Amok involving a Philadelphia Starbucks manager calling the cops on black men sitting in the store, Starbucks has announced, amid protests of racially-motivated bias and injustice, that it will close its 8,000 company-owned U.S. locations for an afternoon in May to educate approximately 175,000 employees about racial bias. This is, admittedly, a mouthful, but it's the tea, hot and fresh for your tonsils.

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