- A new video appears to show Starbucks workers refusing to allow a black man to use the bathroom while giving a white man access. The video was posted on social media on Monday.
- Last week, in a separate incident, two black men were arrested after asking to use a Starbucks bathroom without ordering.
- Starbucks has apologized and said that managers will undergo “unconscious bias” training.
Kevin Johnson, Starbucks’ CEO, was forced to apologize this weekend after a video of two black men being arrested at a Philadelphia location of the coffee chain went viral. Employees called the police after the men refused to leave the Starbucks after asking to use the restroom without having purchased any drinks.
On Monday, a new video emerged of another black man apparently being denied access to the chain’s bathroom.
In the video, posted to Twitter by writer and activist Shaun King, Starbucks employees allow a white man to use a Los Angeles area store’s bathroom without having purchased any food or beverage.
The black man recording the video, identified by King as Brandon Ward, questions employees why the white man was allowed to use the…