Starbucks to close ALL of its US stores for a diversity training day [Video]

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Coffee chain prepares anti-bias training for 175,000 employees on Tuesday Move comes weeks after two black men were arrested at Philadelphia chainStarbucks has been doing damage control after incident sparked boycott calls Chain to let people sit in cafes and use restrooms even if they...

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  • Coffee chain prepares anti-bias training for 175,000 employees on Tuesday
  • Move comes weeks after two black men were arrested at Philadelphia chain
  • Starbucks has been doing damage control after incident sparked boycott calls
  • Chain to let people sit in cafes and use restrooms even if they don’t buy anything
  • Company’s one-day closure in the US will …

Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training. Protesters are seen outside a Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested

Rashon Nelson is seen being arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia
Donte Robinson is seen above being arrested

Video of their arrests went viral and caused a huge backlash towards the company, prompting CEO Kevin Johnson to fly to Philadelphia to personally apologize to both men

According to a video previewing the Starbucks training, there will be recorded remarks from Starbucks executives and rapper/activist Common

Johnson, the company's president and CEO, is also featured on the training video

Howard Schultz, the company's founder and chairman, also appears in the video