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Starbucks to close 8,000 U.S. stores for racial-bias training

11 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Starbucks will close 8,000 company-owned U.S. cafes for the afternoon on May 29 to train nearly 175,000 workers on how to prevent racial discrimination in its stores. Aleksandra Michalska reports.
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Starbucks to close all U.S. stores afternoon of May 29 for anti-racial bias training

11 monthes ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Starbucks has announced plans to close all U.S. stores and corporate offices on the afternoon of May 29 to train employees against racial bias after the arrest last week of two black men waiting at one of the company's Philadelphia stores. The training, which will close the more than 8,000 company-owned...
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Starbucks To Close 8,000 Stores For Employee Racial-Bias Training

11 monthes ago   |   By NPR

This follows the arrest of two African American men in one of Starbucks' Philadelphia stores after an employee called police. The two men hadn't bought anything and were waiting on a friend to arrive.
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Starbucks Will Close Stores for a Day for Racial-Bias Training after Arrests

11 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

"Closing our stores for racial bias training is just one step in a journey that requires dedication from every level of our company and partnerships in our local communities.”
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Starbucks Closing 8,000 Stores For An Afternoon, For Racial Bias Education

Starbucks Closing 8,000 Stores For An Afternoon, For Racial Bias Education

11 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Over the weekend, two black men were arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, where they were quietly waiting to meet someone. Starbucks has apologized and has now announced a training on May 29.
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Starbucks to close more than 8,000 stores for one day on May 29 for racial-bias training

11 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Starbucks will close more than 8,000 company-owned stores for one day on May 29 to conduct racial-bias education after the incident in Philadelphia.
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Goldman's drop despite strong earnings signals search for new market leadership - Jeff Tomasulo

11 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Vespula Capital's CEO also comments on Starbucks' move to close all U.S. stores for racial bias training in an interview with Reuters' Fred Katayama.
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The Latest: Starbucks to close stores for bias training

11 monthes 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 will close 8,000 U.S. stores for racial-bias training

11 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

The announcement comes after the arrests of two black men in a Philadelphia store.
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Starbucks to close more than 8,000 stores on May 29 for employee racial-bias education

11 monthes ago   |   By The Morning Call

S tarbucks has announced plans to close all U.S. stores and corporate offices on the afternoon of May 29 for racial bias training for employees after the arrest last week of two black men waiting at one of the company's Philadelphia stores. The training is designed to address implicit bias, promote...
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Starbucks Is Closing 8,000 Stores for Racial Bias Training After the Arrest of 2 Black Men

11 monthes ago   |   By Time

Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores for one afternoon next month to hold racial bias trainings after two black men were arrested while waiting at a Philadelphia location, an incident that has prompted protests and calls to boycott the coffee giant.
More than 8,000 company-owned stores will close on the afternoon of May 29 to provide the training to nearly 175,000 employees, the company said in a press release on Tuesday. The training will “address implicit bias, promote conscious inclusion, prevent discrimination and ensure everyone inside a Starbucks store feels safe and welcome,”...
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Starbucks will close its 8,000 US stores May 29 for racial-bias training

11 monthes 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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