Starbucks Fights Racism. Racism Fights Back.

If you need a conversation starter with your Starbucks’ barista, try this: What’s up with all the black mob violence? Just as the coffee giant announced its employees would be educating their customers about race relations, (Hash tag: #RaceTogether) large-scale episodes of black mob violence were breaking out across the country. Starting in Minneapolis, where public officials get very, very testy during the rare occasion when anyone asks about black violence in their tolerant city. “We don’t keep track of arrestees by race,” said police spokesman William Palmer, which of course is not true. Not even close. “And frankly, no, it doesn’t matter. We arrest and prepare criminal cases for consideration of prosecution for those people who choose to break the law. Race has nothing to do with it.” This is the opposite of what police say on their web site, where “protected minorities” are promised special treatment to...(Read Full Article)