90 Miles From Tyranny : Oh, please! Eric Holder tapped to help Starbucks train employees for ‘racial bias’

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Oh, please! Eric Holder tapped to help Starbucks train employees for ‘racial bias’

Starbucks is lining up their idea of experts who will be crafting a “racial-bias education program” for employees planned for next month.

The giant coffee house chain announced it will close all of its 8,000 stores on May 29 to “address implicit bias, promote inclusion and help prevent discrimination,” CNBC reported.

The decision follows after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks when an employee called police because they refused to leave the store, The men said they were waiting for a friend to have a meeting and were told they could not use the restroom because they had not bought anything. But because of the men’s skin color, the issue quickly became labeled as a racial discrimination, sparking protests and backlash.
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In response, the company announced the upcoming training program and tapped far left groups such as the Anti-Defamation League and the NAACP as well as former Attorney General Eric Holder to help create the program, according to CNBC.

“I’ve spent the last few days in Philadelphia with my leadership team listening to the community, learning what we did wrong and the steps we need to take to fix it,” Starbucks CEO, Kevin Johnson, said in a statement Tuesday. “While this is not limited to Starbucks, we’re committed to being a part of the solution. Closing our stores for racial bias training is just one step in a journey that requires dedication from every level of our company and partnerships in...Read More HERE

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