George Floyd Killing Has Starbucks, JPMorgan, AT&T Addressing Racial Injustice


Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson reached out to employee partners over the weekend as tensions escalated across the nation over George Floyd’s death and other “racial injustices,” he said in a memo.

“We called for a partner forum for any Starbucks partners who felt compelled to join a conversation about the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor and the many other racial injustices that have shaken the entire country and each one of us,” Johnson wrote noting that two thousand partners participated, some with family members, for a conversation about the challenges facing society.

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