Starbucks to shut all 8,000 US stores for "racial bias training"

April 17, 2018
Starbucks will close its 8,000 US stores for an afternoon next month to carry out "racial-bias" training for its staff. 

It follows an incident last week where two black men were arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia after staff accused them of trespassing, prompting thousands to accuse the coffee conglomerate of racial...

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