Ex-Starbucks Manager Claims She Was Fired for Being White After Viral Arrests of Two Black Men

A white former Starbucks manager filed a caught on video and quickly went viral, the men were detained by police for eight hours before they were released for lack of evidence. None of the white customers were asked to leave, and they were there a lot longer than those young men who were just there for a few minutes, Stewart Cohen, who represents the two men, Police Commissioner Richard Ross said at the time. So for that, it is my sincere apology to those two men, and even to these officers and to the other people in this city who I have failed in a variety of ways on this incident. Starbucks did not press any charges and issued its …

Lyft received a whopping 7 sexual assault lawsuits in a day

Lyft was served with seven sexual assault lawsuits on Aug. 1. Plaintiffs in each case are alleging they were raped or assaulted by their Lyft drivers and still charged for their rideeven after they reported the incidents to the company. In the lawsuits, four of the women allege that they were raped by their drivers, and three others say they were sexually assaulted. In addition to the rape and sexual assault allegations, some of the plaintiffs experienced sexual harassment and stalking. In each case, Lyft collected a fee for the rides that resulted in the harm of the plaintiffs. The cases state that Lyfts corporate management has failed to implement the most obvious and straightforward safety procedures in order to …