Starbucks will close all stores the afternoon of May 29 so all employees can undergo racial bias education led by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt and other leaders.
“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,” CEO Kevin Johnson said in a statement. …
The Starbucks employee who made the 911 call that led to the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia location, sparking furious charges of racism and calls to protest and boycott, is no longer with the company.
The company’s president and CEO didn’t discuss what actions employees involved might face during a Monday morning appearance on “Good Morning America.”
“It’s easy for me to point blame to one …
Atlanta actor/rapper T.I. (currently appearing in the locally filmed indie “Krystal”) is calling for a boycott of Starbucks following the controversial arrests of two black men widely disparaged as racist.
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On the other hand, comic actor Kevin Hart, a Philadelphia native who has filmed …
Starbucks president and CEO Kevin Johnson appeared on “Good Morning America” Monday morning to address the controversial arrest of two black patrons in a Philadelphia store. Johnson said what happened was reprehensible and wrong.
“I personally apologize to the two gentlemen that visited our store,” he said.
Merchants in San Francisco’s Union Square district are livid and worried after city lawmakers’ unanimous vote to ban fur.
“Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, it shall be unlawful to sell, offer for sale, display for sale, trade, give, donate, or otherwise distribute a Fur Product by any means in San Francisco,” the legislation reads. “’Fur Product’ means any article of clothing or covering for any part of the body, or any fashion accessory, …
Broadcaster Kathie Lee Gifford, evangelist Joel Osteen Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani are among the well-known worshippers at Rev. Billy Graham’s funeral today. You can watch the live stream here.
Today’s memorial has been planned for years; as WSOC noted the service is scheduled to take precisely 82 minutes. Many have called it Graham’s “last crusade.”
Here’s a look at some of the …
The Rev. Billy Graham’s funeral starts at noon. President Donald Trump and Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence and other dignitaries are arriving now.
You can watch a live stream of the funeral here.
For now, here’s Charlotte station WSOC’s live coverage of the arrivals.
This Sunday isn’t Jimmy Kimmel’s first time hosting the Oscars, but the 2018 Academy Awards show is likely to be far different than the event’s been in years past.
“This is a weird year,” Kimmel said during a visit to Ellen DeGeneres’ show. “There are …