Starbucks racial bias training video

After the infamous incident when police were called on two black men who were at a Philadelphia Starbucks restaurant because they hadn’t ordered anything (they were waiting for a third person to join them), the coffee chain closed all its restaurants for a time earlier this week so that all its employees could have racial bias training. As part of that process, they viewed a video by documentarian Stanley Nelson.

I thought it was pretty good. Will it help change attitudes? I don’t know. But every little bit helps.


  1. says

    Unfortunately there is a lot of people, including at the top of US society, whose answer to the qustion “What society do you want to live in?” would be “White!”. They would not perhaps voice it clearly and loudly, but they would think it.

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