Monthly Archives: March 2015

Starbucks 86ed Race Together!

Wow. That was fast!! Tonight, Howard Schultz announced an end to Starbucks’ proposed Race Together campaign – less than a week after the plan was announced. The initiative was organized to begin conversations about race and to promote empathy. Now, the initiave is … Continue reading

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Skinny Lattes and Race Discussions? Howard Schultz and the limits of CEO leadership.

   Recently, Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz announced the company would begin a national conversation on race , also know as its Race Together campaign. The plan is bold. Either the baristas will begin conversations, write inspiring comments on coffee cups … Continue reading

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Spring has arrived. Time to dust off the blog.

The last time I updated Radicalconversationalist was 2011. It’s trifling. I know. But I am back and ready to write again. Before I get started, I have to say I feel bad for not writing for so long. I created … Continue reading

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