Starbucks Closes For Racial Bias Education

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Published on April 17, 2018 - Duration: 00:44s

Starbucks Closes For Racial Bias Education

On May 29, you'll have to make your coffee at home.

All U.S. Starbucks locations will be closed to "conduct racial-bias education" for their employees.

This comes after two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia location, after refusing to leave.

Employees alerted the police after the men didn't place an order and asked to use the bathroom.

They were reportedly waiting to meet a friend.

The training will cover topics such as "implicit bias" and "conscious inclusion." Reaction to the closure was mixed on social media.

Some applaud Starbucks, others believe that they're overreacting.

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