Starbucks baristas were told they could stop writing ldquoRace Togetherrdquo or placing stickers on coffee cups which was meant to encourage conversations about race

Starbucks baristas were told they could stop writing “Race Together” or placing stickers on coffee cups, which was meant to encourage conversations about race.

Starbucks ends ‘Race Together’ cup campaign

Coffeehouse chain pledges to continue larger discussion on race relations

Starbucks Corp. ended Sunday one of the more controversial aspects of its Race Together initiative, in which baristas were encouraged to engage with customers about race relations.

In an open letter to employees, Starbucks chairman and CEO Howard Schultz said baristas could stop writing “Race Together” or placing stickers on coffee cups, which was meant to encourage conversations about race.

Schultz said the campaign was originally planned to end on Sunday. But he also

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