Starbucks' decision to close 8,000 company-owned stores on the afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education for its employees is a dramatic statement about the reputational and legal risks of unconscious bias. This measure comes on the heels of news of mistreatment of two black men at one of its Philadelphia stores.learn more
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