Sephora’s shutdown for diversity training is a temporary fix to bigger issue
This past week, Sephora closed down each of its 400+ stores for a day of diversity training. Could the training have been a useless shutdown?
The shut down impacted 16,000 employees who participated in an hour-long training on diversity. The call to train staff members came after Grammy-nominated singer SZA was racially profiled at a Calabasas, California branch of the chain store. The singer tweeted about the incident, stating she was attempting to buy makeup from Rihanna’s product line Fenty when she was followed by personnel. Following the incident, Rihanna reached out and sent a gift card for future makeup purchases. (read more)