Starbucks barista accused of writing ‘ISIS’ on Muslim customer’s cup


MINNEAPOLIS, MN (WCCO) — A Minnesota woman says she was harassed last week on her coffee run at a Target store in St. Paul.

Nineteen-year-old Aishah says she and a friend went to get a coffee inside the Midway Target’s Starbucks booth, which is managed by the Minnesota-based company.

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She said before she could finish telling the employee behind the counter her name, she saw the employee write something on the side of the cup and hide it from view. She got the beverage, which read “ISIS.”

“When I first received the drink I was in shock that in a day and age something like this could be written,” Aishah said.

She asked the employee about the cup. She says the employee told her she didn’t hear her name correctly. She said the manager sided with the employee.

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