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Racial bias requires more than a training day

Racial bias requires more than a training day

It is certainly worth applauding both Starbucks and the Disney Corporation for their recent responses around issues of race and racism (“Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores for anti-bias training,” June 1). The Starbucks training is a start, no doubt, but in the long run, the issues of race and racism in our country are much bigger and deeper than individual "bias.”

Roseanne Barr obviously needs some training of some kind, although that might be closing the barn door long after the horse has run its mouth (

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