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    Starbucks Announces ‘Racial Bias’ Training for Employees

    Last Thursday, two Black men were waiting for a friend in a Philadelphia Starbucks when the manager called the police, who arrested the pair for trespassing. Public outrage and calls for a boycott followed. Starbucks has now apologized and says the manager is no longer with the company. It also announced that all 8,000 company-owned U.S. locations will be closed on the afternoon of May 29 to offer “racial bias” training to nearly 175,000 workers — at an estimated cost of $20 million in lost revenue — to prevent future incidents.

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