Is Starbucks Racist? Confessions of a Former Employee | AA:14


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This week Dan examines the latest controversy regarding the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks, shares stories of his long employment with the company, and considers the Christian response to the controversy. Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below or by reaching out at ancientabandonpodcast@gmail.com!

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Digging the music? A big thanks to Ronald Jenkees and Arcade High for allowing me to use their music for this podcast. Visit RonaldJenkees.com and telefuturenow.bandcamp.com/album/kingdom for CDs, MP3s, licenses and more!

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Songs used in this episode:

Song: Days Away
Artist: Ronald Jenkees
Album: Days Away

Song: Gadol Elohai
Artist: Joshua Aaron
Album: You Are Holy

Song: Inverted Mean
Artist: Ronald Jenkees
Album: Disorganized Fun

 


Show Notes

  1. [YouTube] Black guys arrested at Starbucks – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gegA9GsJ26A&t=220s
  2. [YouTube] Moments leading up to Starbucks revealed in 911 call – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILKUecw-_vw
  3. [YouTube] Men arrested at Starbucks speak out – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWOz3OZ6J9M
  4. [Chicago Tribune] Starbucks faces image crisis after arrest of two black menhttp://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-starbucks-arrest-image-crisis-20180417-story,amp.html
  5. [WNGO] Starbucks CEO calls arrest of two black men at Philadelphia store “reprehensible” – http://wgno.com/2018/04/15/starbucks-ceo-calls-arrest-of-two-black-men-at-philadelphia-store-reprehensible/amp/
  6. [Music Pick] Gadol Elohai by Joshua Aaronhttps://itunes.apple.com/il/artist/joshua-aaron/369109846
  7. [Bible Gateway] Genesis 1:26-27https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+1%3A26-27&version=ESV

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