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Starbucks to close stores nationwide for racial bias training

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A Starbucks coffee shop. Photo: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Starbucks will close stores on May 29th for an afternoon of racial bias training, the company announced in a press release on Tuesday.

Why it matters: The company is responding to the arrest of two black men in a Starbucks branch in Philadelphia.