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https://twitter.com/missydepino/status/984539713016094721 The two black men who were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks last month have reached a settlement with the city. Both Dante Robinson and Rashon Nelson have agreed to a symbolic settlement of $1 each with the city and a promise from local officials to set up a $200,000 young entrepreneur program. “I am […]

We finally know who at least one of the arrestees is in the infamous Starbucks arrest situation. His name is Rashon Nelson and he’s a member of Omega Psi Phi, which as you know, is a member of Divine Nine group of historically Black fraternities and sororities. PHOTO: Facebook Watch new, full video of the […]

McDonald’s is shooting it’s best shot at  Starbucks, today announcing that it will add espresso-based drinks to the menu.  The caramel macchiato, vanilla cappuccino, and americano, along with all existing McCafé specialty beverages, will be available for $2 for a limited time.   Perhaps in an effort to grab the budget conscious Starbucks drinker, by […]

Donald Trump‘s supporters are out here making it known who the voted for. Although it was reported that a lot of the people who voted for the President-elect were “silent voters,” they have no problem shouting it out now, like a badge of honor. That was the case at a Miami Starbucks on Wednesday, where a […]

In an effort to offer a counter to the negative headlines that flood multi-media channels, Starbucks introduces Upstanders.  Upstanders is an original collection of short stories, films and podcasts sharing the experiences of  “ordinary people doing extraordinary things to create positive change in their communities.” Produced by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran, the Upstanders series hopes […]

A federal lawsuit claims that Starbucks regularly uses more ice than beverage in its iced drinks. Alleging that it intentionally does not use the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups, Stacy Pincus of Chicago, accuses Starbucks of misleading consumers. The lawsuit alleges that an iced beverage advertised at 24 ounces contains […]

Former assistant city manager De'Carlon Seewood will take the title of Ferguson's city manager.

Last week, Starbucks CEO Howard Shultz surprised many when he encouraged employees to scribble “Race Together” on the side of coffee cups to spark a…

We’re in the midst of March Madness and brackets have been filled out everywhere, including in the White House. President Obama recently shared his prediction…

It’s 7:00 a.m., you’re feeling barely alive, and you need a mighty jolt of caffeine to properly prepare you for the morning. Is that the…

You know that list of companies that are outspoken about gay marriage? The ones that tell gun advocates to put their firearms away when walking…

The CEO of your favorite place to get a white chocolate mocha (or is that just us) has gone from admirable coffeehouse entrepreneur to impassioned orator. Howard…