With all due respect to Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, the notion that baristas in his employ should prod barely awake coffee addicts into riveting conversations about race is NOT good business, nor is it particularly patriotic!
Especially at 5 bells in the a.m.!
Like many other Americans, I feel overwhelmed by the ubiquitous harangues about race and racism. That’s not to say that racial discrimination does need not to be intelligently addressed and eradicated.
There is no doubt that American history is replete with slavery, Jim Crow laws and other grinding, inhuman abuse wantonly inflicted upon black people.... continue reading »