#001: The "Hey Starbucks, Will You Sponsor Us?" Episode
Hosts Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby discuss the Starbucks “Race Together” fiasco; the issues of race, class, and identity raised in This American Life’s “Three Miles” episode; and the ongoing debate over black celebrities and ‘The New Black.’”
Starbucks, "Race Together"
Starbucks CEO holds frank discussions about race | USA Today
Starbucks, USA TODAY team to tackle racial issues | USA Today
Starbucks' 'Race Together' Campaign Begins | NPR
Starbucks race initiative cut short | Fortune
Starbucks internal memo | Business Insider
Starbucks' 'Race Together' Campaign and the Upside of CEO Activism | Harvard Business Review
The "New Black"
Common, Pharrell, and 'The New Black': An Ignorant Mentality That Undermines the Black Experience | The Daily Beast
Why Black Celebrities Need To Do Better | The Michigan Chronicle
Three Miles (This American Life)
Three Miles (audio) | This American Life
Three Miles (transcript) | This American Life