Tag: Starbucks

Rosalind “Roz” Brewer

Rosalind Brewer Named Walgreens CEO; Will Be the Only Black Woman Leading a Fortune 500 Company

Rosalind “Roz” Brewer has announced that she is leaving coffee giant Starbucks, where she served as chief operating officer to become the new CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance (a DiversityInc Noteworthy company). The move will make Brewer the only current Black female CEO of a Fortune 500 company, and only…

Upper Crust Bakery, DOJ, immigration

Upper Crust Bakery Reaches Settlement with DOJ Over Immigration Employment Discrimination

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a settlement agreement with Arizona-based company Upper Crust Bakery over a suit involving immigration status discrimination. Upper Crust Bakery, which provides baked goods for companies like Starbucks, Cotsco and Kroger’s discriminated against certain employees by requiring them to provide specific immigration documents to…

Tempe, Arizona Police Asked to Leave Starbucks After Customer Complains About Being Uncomfortable

On July 4, a group of officers from the Tempe Police Department claimed they were asked to leave a local Starbucks following a customer complaint regarding their presence. The Tempe Officers Association tweeted about the incident, and it went viral sparking the hashtag #dumpStarbucks. Don't appreciate @Starbucks asking our #Tempe…

Michigan Black Woman Files Suit Against Target for Being Profiled, Cuffed, Dragged, Embarrassed and Stripped

A Black woman is suing Target for profiling in a Southfield Michigan store that forced her to strip down to her undergarments to prove she wasn’t a thief. Male security officers grabbed, cuffed and dragged Ashanae Davis; yelled loudly that she was wearing stolen bikini panties under her clothing; and…