Today, over 8,000 Starbuck's locations are closed for anti-bias training and around 175,000 Starbucks employees are expected to attend.
The main question is, what will they be learning? Here's what Angie Martinez and crew were able to dig up:
Employees at Starbucks stores and at its headquarters will receive training from a "tool kit" that will "focus on understanding prejudice and the history of public accommodations in the United States." During the anti-bias training, Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz, CEO Kevin Johnson and rapper/actor Common will appear virtually at the chain’s locations. Employees will also be able to talk about their own personal experiences and watch a short film.
Full story HERE