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Thousands of Starbucks locations to shut down for employee racial-bias education

Starbucks loyalists will need to make other plans on the afternoon of May 29, when thousands of corporately owned locations will be closed for racial-bias education.

The move comes amid backlash over one Philadelphia store’s decision to call police in response to two black customers who were ultimately arrested while waiting at the location last week.

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson apologized to the two men in a private meeting this week.

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