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Starbucks while Hispanic: A Latina barista tells her story

It was two years ago that Iris Castaneda was escorted out of a Starbucks in Orlando by security guards after arguing with a barista over soy milk.

Though she immediately felt she’d been the target of obvious discrimination — she recalls being the only Hispanic woman in the store when it happened — Castaneda mostly kept her story to herself. She did file a written report about it, and subsequently received an apology from the store manager where the incident occurred. But she was reluctant to share what happened widely because she was afraid no one would believe her. READ MORE AT BILLYPENN

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