The sign for a Starbucks Coffee shop is seen in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, following the company's announcement that it will close more than 8,000 US stores on May 29 to conduct racial-bias education. Photo: AFP

Starbucks to close all 8,000 company-owned US stores for racial tolerance training

All Starbucks-owned cafes will close for the afternoon on May 29, in the wake of a widely condemned incident that saw two black men arrested for waiting in a Philadelphia store

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The sign for a Starbucks Coffee shop is seen in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, following the company's announcement that it will close more than 8,000 US stores on May 29 to conduct racial-bias education. Photo: AFP
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