Starbucks to close 8,000 U.S. stores for one afternoon for racial-bias training

Starbucks Corp <SBUX.O> will close 8,000 company-owned U.S. cafes for the afternoon on May 29 so 175,000 employees can undergo racial tolerance training in response to protests and calls for boycotts after the arrest of two black men waiting in a Philadelphia store.</sbux.o>