Here’s The Memo Starbucks Sent Baristas To Get Them Talking About Racism

Poor baristas. As if their lives aren’t bad enough having to serve thousands of people a day. Now they’ll be forced to talk to people about racism BEFORE they’ve had their morning coffee.

Starbucks CEO sent out a memo detailing what the “Race Together” campaign will look like. Basically they are being trained by watching a video, handing out stickers, and talking to people about racism because the “country faces ongoing racial tension.”

All this for $9 per hour.


Awkward! But if things weren’t awkward enough for you, watch this debate from MSNBC where an MSNBC panelist accuses her light skinned fellow guest of “appropriating black” culture. The only problem with that? He’s actually black.

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