The sensitivity training will affect roughly 8,000 Starbucks in the U.S.
The initiative stems from a recent incident at a Philadelphia Starbucks.
Two black men, asking to use the bathroom were denied, then when they refused to leave, they were arrested for trespassing.
Will you Starbucks fans go elsewhere on May 29th?
Starbucks will shut over 8,000 company-owned U.S. stores May 29 for racial-bias training following arrest of two black men at Philadelphia store https://t.co/ikZxsv2Smt— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) April 17, 2018