Critics are beginning to think that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is taking absurdity to a whole new level with his ill-fated “Race Together” campaign.
Starbucks is not only encouraging baristas to engage customers about race relations, but the company has also distributed a test on racial views — so much for a relaxing cup of joe.
Titled “Your Race Relations Reality Check,” the test consists of ten fill-in-the-blank questions about race and was included on the back page of Friday’s USA Today newspaper.
Social media users had a different take on the questionnaire, calling it the “Are You a Racist” test, with one user offering the best advice yet: “Starbucks, just stop.” Here’s a sampling of the responses as seen on Twitter.
@DLoesch yep have a whole newspaper, this was on the back
— Hellix Marcelius (@hellixmarcelius) March 20, 2015
— Adam Hester (@GCSounderFan) March 20, 2015
— Patrick (@somnicidal) March 20, 2015
— Andrews Dad (@Andrew_Dad) March 20, 2015
— Mark Youngkin (@mayoungkin) March 20, 2015
— Warren Bell (@nonprofitgov) March 20, 2015
— Monty H. Mathis (@Monty_H_Mathis) March 20, 2015
— R.O.C.K. in the USSA (@ROCKInTheUSSA) March 20, 2015
— varifrank (@varifrank) March 20, 2015
— TheClassyLife (@AceofSpadesHQ) March 20, 2015
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