Sunday, March 22, 2015

It will also have practical implications: As journalists went to Starbucks to try out talking about race, they quickly realized that making conversation with a barista really holds up the line.

Starbucks will stop writing ‘Race Together’ on your cups now - Jessica Contrera/Washington Post

After just one week, Starbucks employees have been instructed to stop writing “Race Together” on your coffee cups.

CEO Howard Schultz canceled the effort Sunday, after days of pushback against the company’s initiative to start a conversation about race within its more than 20,000 stores....

If you thought the Starbucks ‘race’ campaign couldn’t get worse, you were wrong: Photo of exec team says it ALL - Twitchy

That awkward moment when Starbucks lectures on race … by BEING racist; Ace nails it - Twitchy, Who Said What on Twitter
It got worse: How racist is the latest Starbucks race ‘reality check’? THIS racist (It’s jaw-dropping) [photo] - Twitchy
What could have gone wrong? Check out just how great Starbucks race lecture is going [photo] - Twitchy
Hey, Starbucks, how about you discuss THIS? This zinger sums up the absurdity [photo] - Twitchy

FAIL! Some people notice something curiously missing from Starbucks ‘Race Together’ campaign photo - Twitchy
How absurd is the Starbucks #RaceTogether campaign? THIS absurd (the ridicule will crack you up) - Twitchy