Columnists Opinion

Starbucks gets it, but police commissioner doesn’t

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. locations on May 29 to conduct racial-bias training in an effort to prevent discrimination in his stores. After initially defending his officers’ actions, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross has apologized to Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, the two black men who were arrested while waiting Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Why and how Starbucks got it right

A near tearful Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson told millions in a series of major network TV interviews that he was deeply hurt and found “reprehensible” the action at one of the company’s more than 8,000 locations. The action was the arrest of two black men at a Starbucks in Philadelphia. The men were arrested after Read More…