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Papa John’s is pulling founder’s image from marketing materials after outcry over racial slur

July 15, 2018 |

Papa John’s, which has featured founder John Schnatter in logos and TV ads, is removing his image from its marketing materials after reports that he used a racial slur.

His face had disappeared from at least some of the materials as of Friday morning, though the company said the details and exact…

L.A. Times – Business

Papa John’s founder reportedly used racial slur in conference call

July 11, 2018 |

A media agency working with Papa John’s International Inc. decided to cut ties after the pizza maker’s founder and chairman, John Schnatter, allegedly used a racial slur and graphic descriptions of violence against minorities on a May conference call, according to Forbes.

Papa John’s and the agency,…

L.A. Times – Business

Starbucks Racial Bias Training ‘Uncomfortable’ and ‘Enlightening’: Employees React

June 1, 2018 |

Some Starbucks employees said they found this week’s company training on racial bias eye-opening. Others said they were left unsure how to apply the lessons to their jobs, suggesting the coffee chain has a difficult task ahead. US Business

Starbucks to close its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for racial bias training

April 17, 2018 |

Starbucks says it will close its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial bias training for its nearly 175,000 workers.

The announcement comes after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks store, sparking protests and calls for a boycott on social…

L.A. Times – Business

Red Sox ask Boston to change Yawkey Way’s name back to Jersey Street, in nod to racial inclusion

March 1, 2018 |

The Boston Red Sox announced Wednesday that they have asked city officials to change the name of the street that runs in front of the ballpark, Yawkey Way back to its original designation, Jersey Street.
FOX News

Princeton Prof Cancels Class Over Protest of Racial Slur

February 15, 2018 |

A Princeton professor has canceled a class on hate speech after a handful of students walked out in protest last week when he used a racial slur multiple times during a lecture, the University Press Club reports. Students tell the Daily Princetonian that during a Feb. 6 class for “Cultural…

Official: Man Shot 6 Immigrants Out of ‘Racial Hatred’

February 3, 2018 |

An Italian gunman with extreme right-wing sympathies shot and wounded six African immigrants Saturday in Italy during a two-hour drive-by shooting spree, the AP reports. Police photos showed the shooting suspect with a neo-Nazi tattoo prominently on his forehead as he sat in custody and an Italian flag tied around…

Sri Lanka police arrest 19 over racial violence

November 18, 2017 |

Sri Lanka’s police say 19 persons have been arrested following racial violence in the country’s south that started over a dispute between majority Buddhists and minority Muslims.
FOX News


‘American Idol’, ABC and Producers in Tug of War Over Racial Diversity for Third Judge

September 25, 2017 |

The folks who are bringing you “American Idol” again are in conflict over racial composition of the judge’s panel  … TMZ has learned.   Now that Katy Perry is in place and Luke Bryan is just days from signing, ABC and Fremantle, which…