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Every Starbucks in the U.S. is closing for an afternoon for racial bias training

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Last weekend, two black men in Philadelphia were arrested in a Starbucks for sitting at a table. This turned into a media firestorm, highlighting injustices people of color face every day–even when they’re just sitting quietly at a café. Today, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson announced his plan to close every company-owned U.S.-based store on May 29 to …

Last weekend, two black men in Philadelphia were arrested in a Starbucks for sitting at a table. This turned into a media firestorm, highlighting injustices people of color face every day–even when they’re just sitting quietly at a café.

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