Protests at Philadelphia Starbucks After Viral Video of Cops Arresting 2 Black Men Inside Store

HeadlineApr 16, 2018
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Back in the United States, protesters occupied a Philadelphia Starbucks on Sunday to denounce Starbucks for racial profiling, after a video went viral of police arresting two African-American men for being inside the coffee shop. Their lawyer says the two men were waiting for a third person to arrive for a business meeting when a Starbucks employee called the police and claimed the men were trespassing. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson has apologized, calling the incident “reprehensible.” More protests are planned at the Starbucks this morning.

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