Starbucks stores will be closed temporarily today

Posted at 4:09 AM, May 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-29 04:09:53-04

Starbucks is closing about 8,000 of its stores this afternoon for anti-bias training around 2:30.

The stores will be closed for a few hours.

This comes after two African-American men were arrested inside a Philadelphia-area Starbucks shop.

The men had been in the shop for less than two minutes when the store manager called the police on them, saying they were trespassing since they hadn't bought anything.

The company's CEO apologized for the incident, which some people are calling a case of racial profiling.