Black Men Arrested In Starbucks Settle With Philadelphia For $200K Youth Program


The two black men arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks last month have reached a symbolic settlement of $1 each with the city and a promise from local officials to set up a $200,000 young entrepreneur program.

Video showing Rashon Nelson and Dante Robinson getting approached by police and led away in handcuffs at a Starbucks in the city on April 12 went viral, sparking uproar online.

The store manager had called police on the men, saying they refused to buy anything or leave. The men said they were waiting to meet with a business associate.


Read more at The Hill.



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