• Starbucks to close more than 8,000 stores for racial bias training

    2 days ago - By WTAE

    Nearly 175,000 workers will receive racial-bias education training this year, Starbucks officials said Tuesday.
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  • The Latest: Starbucks to close stores for bias training

    The Latest: Starbucks to close stores for bias training

    2 days ago - By Boston Herald

    NEW YORK - The Latest on the arrests of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks : 2 p.m. Starbucks says it will close its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training to its nearly 175,000 workers. The announcement comes after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks store, sparking protests and calls for a boycott on social media. Starbucks Corp. says the stores will be closed on the afternoon on May 29. Its corporate offices will also be closed at that time.
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  • Starbucks to temporarily shut 8,000-plus cafes for bias training

    2 days ago - By Chicago Business

    The company, under scrutiny following arrests in Philadelphia, plans to shutter the cafes for an afternoon next month.
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  • Starbucks to close its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for racial bias training

    2 days ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Starbucks says it will close its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial bias training for its nearly 175,000 workers. The announcement comes after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks store, sparking protests and calls for a boycott on social...
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  • Starbucks will close its 8,000 US stores May 29 for racial-bias training

    2 days ago - By WGN TV

    NEW YORK - Starbucks, trying to tamp down a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for its nearly 175,000 workers.
    The announcement Tuesday comes after the arrests sparked protests and calls for a boycott on social media. Starbucks says the stores and corporate offices will be closed on the afternoon of May 29.
    Starbucks, which once urged its employees to start conversations about race with customers, found itself through the...
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