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Starbucks Shuts Down Thousands of US Stores for Anti-Bias Training

(VOA): Coffee giant Starbucks temporarily closed 8,000 stores around the United States Tuesday afternoon, so it could train its 175,000 employees on racial tolerance. The move comes after the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia café sparked nationwide outrage. Some say the Starbucks incident spotlights lingering problems of racial discrimination in the U.S. VOA’s Jesusemen Oni reports.

(This story has not been edited by N24 staff and is Voice Of America auto-generated from a RSS feed)

Published Date: Thursday, May 31st, 2018 | 09:45 AM

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