RACE: We need to talk


My initial reaction to the Starbuck story was wow, followed by are you mad? I agree with CEO Howard Schultz, we need to talk about race, however at business? envision long lines heated discussions, with regular Starbucks customers caught in the middle. I have a child who works for Starbucks.   Like their father, theyContinue reading “RACE: We need to talk”

I’ll have a Caramel Flan Latte, how about those Black people in Ferguson? Starbucks CEO wants the baristas to talk race


Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz, is encouraging baristas to discuss race relations with customers following open forum discussions between thousands of Starbucks “partners” in several US cities.   In the wake of the recent racial unrest in Ferguson Missouri, New York and Oakland, Schultz said: “We at Starbucks should be willing to talk about these issues inContinue reading “I’ll have a Caramel Flan Latte, how about those Black people in Ferguson? Starbucks CEO wants the baristas to talk race”

Sacramento Kings-Arena Deal: Seattle vs Sacramento (Seattle has the edge)


Its a stressful time for the  National Basketball Association board of governors.  Two cities, Seattle Washington and Sacramento California are vying for one  professional basketball team the Sacramento Kings. The issue for both cities may come down to  which city is in the best position to build a new arena? In 2006, Sacramentians voted against a measureContinue reading “Sacramento Kings-Arena Deal: Seattle vs Sacramento (Seattle has the edge)”