Rev. Al Sharpton: Working Through Racism At Starbucks

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After the incident in Philadelphia with police arresting two Black men for sitting in a Starbucks waiting for a friend, Rev. Al Sharpton enters the conversation by telling us what needs to be done.

“How are we going to stop cops from arresting us with no probable cause,” explained Sharpton. “It’s about substance. Don’t be a baby and go for the pacifier.”

Starbucks announced that it would close some of its stores to train its employees about racism in the workplace.

“It’s a nice gesture, but how are you going to teach people how to deal with Black folks in half a day,” asked Sharpton.

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Rev. Al Sharpton: Working Through Racism At Starbucks  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com