With stories of race, and a general lack of understanding between black, white and brown in this country swirling around the news, Starbucks thought it could do something positive by sparking conversations between its baristas and customers by writing “Race Together” on coffee cups. The backlash on social media was powerful, and ran from mockery to overt hostility. Today, Al Gini, professor of business ethics at Loyola, uses the Starbucks story as springboard for a larger conversation about corporate social responsibility. And, Reclaimed Soul.
The Chicago Sky have made made it to the playoffs for the first time in eight years. What does Cheryl Raye-Stout think about their chances? And we talk about how many teen jobs have been hijacked by unemployed adults.
Hiring Our Heroes works to get Vets back into the job force. Senior Director Ross Cohen explains challenges vets face with employment. Also, photographer Richard Renaldi's new project "Touching Strangers" explores our connection to each other.