[Note: this is why I am capitalising the words “Black” and “White” in this blog post] There is a very big difference between not being racist, and actually being anti-racist. Not being racist comes naturally to most people. Usually, you don’t really have to do much. You just need to not judge someone’s … Continue reading I’d rather not be anti-racist. But I have to. And you do, too.
In the aftermath of the incident where two black men were accused of trespassing and arrested, Starbucks announced that it would close 8,000 of its US-based stores for race-sensitivity training. Unsurprisingly, some members of the public took to Twitter to comment on this decision. For instance: Less predictably, perhaps, Starbucks engaged with the … Continue reading Starbucks is dealing with its social media crisis one tweet at a time