A white regional manager for Starbucks recently filed a lawsuit incredulously claiming racial discrimination from the fallout over two Black men who were arrested last year for merely conducting a business meeting in a Philadelphia location. Text “ERICA” to 52140 to join the Get Up! Mornings w/ Erica Campbell mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms […]


Starbucks on Monday (May 21st) clarified its newly-announced policy that no purchase is needed to sit in one of its outlets or use the bathrooms, a decision that had previously been left up to individual store managers and employees. After the new policy was revealed over the weekend, people had expressed concerns about things like […] The two black men who were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks last month have reached a settlement with the city. Both Dante Robinson and Rashon Nelson have agreed to a symbolic settlement of $1 each with the city and a promise from local officials to set up a $200,000 young entrepreneur program. “I am […]


When Starbucks had two Black men arrested for sitting inside one of their Philadelphia stores, the nation got mad. Many have come out condemning the action by Starbucks and police for arresting the young men waiting to meet a friend. This incident has also grabbed the attention of celebrities and journalists everywhere, with the likes of Questlove, Joy Reid and Kevin Hart according […]


Starbucks coffee drinker, rejoice!!  Starting today you can get a free Macchiato from Starbucks.  According to Yahoo!, The coffee giant has confirmed it’s having a “Meet for Macchiatos” event. Here’s what you need to know: the event runs today through August 7th, and you must visit a store between 2 and 5 p.m. local time. […]

According ABC News, Starbucks is recalling about 2.5 million stainless steel straws following reports of mouth lacerations to three children in the U.S., the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the company announced today. “Customers should not allow children to handle or use the stainless steel straws,” Starbucks said in a statement.  According to the company, […]

Juana Martinez filmed her confrontation with a Starbucks barista who had stolen her credit card number to purchase groceries.

Starbucks will open 15 new locations in low to middle income neighborhoods within the next year including Ferguson, Missouri.

Things got heated between Terrell Owens and a fan who reportedly called him the N-word during an altercation in a Starbucks on Tuesday.

How about a Churro Frappuccino or a Bubblegum Frappuccino and even a Butterbeer Frap for those Potter fans.  These are drinks along with many others that aren’t on any official Starbucks menu but are known by many Starbucks baristas.  Keep in mind its a secret, so the key word is many but not all.  Click […]

Starbucks is on a mission to recruit a lost generation of America’s young, poor and unemployed to correct a decades-long pattern of neglect in corporate…

Last week, Starbucks CEO Howard Shultz surprised many when he encouraged employees to scribble “Race Together” on the side of coffee cups to spark a…