RIP #RaceTogether And Also Maybe How To Salvage It If Anyone Wants

#RaceTogether lasted all of about seven days, through which it was heckled, mocked, critiqued, occasionally defended, and generally seen as one more example of American commerce being clueless. It was, you could say, ThinkPieced to death. It suffered death by a thousand tweets.

Starbucks’ #RaceTogether Makes Unrealistic Assumptions About Both Race and Work

#RaceTogether is based on a fictional idea of how we can all solve racism over a cup of coffee, but it’s also based on a fictional idea that baristas have the time to have these conversations in the first place.