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Starbucks is closing all locations in response to the arrest of 2 black men who tried to use a store's bathroom - and it's sparking a culture war on all sides

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Starbucks is closing all stores across the US on May 29 to "conduct racial-bias education" for workers.
Response to the announcement of the closures was mixed on social media.
Some applauded Starbucks , while others felt that the move was an overreaction from a "liberal" company or fell short of what needs to be accomplished.
In a decision that is sparking debate on all sides, Starbucks is closing all its stores nationwide in the wake of an incident in which two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia location.
On Tuesday, the company announced it plans to close its more than 8,000...
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Starbucks will close nationwide for 'racial bias training' next month - and people have a lot of feelings about it

Starbucks will close nationwide for 'racial bias training' next month - and people have a lot of feelings about it

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

On Tuesday, Starbucks announced plans to close all of its stores nationwide on the afternoon of May 29.
That day, the coffee chain will "conduct racial-bias education" to "address implicit bias, promote conscious inclusion, and prevent discrimination" in its stores.
It's an unprecedented move for the company, and so far, people's reactions on social media have been mixed.
Starbucks' announcement about this "racial-bias education" comes five days after two black men were arrested at one of its locations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
While some are praising Starbucks' decision, others are...
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