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Starbucks halts US 'Race Together' campaign

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 05:50
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Mr Schultz summed up the effort as "always just the catalyst for a much broader and longer-term conversation".

Washington

STARBUCKS has halted its campaign to mix discussions of racism with its coffee after the initiative met with scepticism and sarcastic put-downs.

In an open letter saying the "Race Together" campaign was ended on Sunday, CEO Howard Schultz summed up the effort as "always