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'Failed miserably:' 2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

PHILADELPHIA — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom because he wasn’t a paying customer. 790 more words

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Police: Father, 21-Month-Old Son Ambushed By Gunmen Outside Of Home!

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –A father and his 21-month-old son were seriously injured in a shooting on Wednesday night, according to the Philadelphia Police Department.

Police say the father and young son were entering their vehicle around 8:40 p.m. 190 more words

Starbucks and the Hogwash Known as Implicit Bias

by Christopher Paslay

The supposed implicit bias seen at a Philadelphia Starbucks is similar to the ‘spectral evidence’ seen during the Salem Witch Trials.

By now we know the story.  1,223 more words

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Waiting While Black at Starbucks

During the Jim Crow era, Louis Armstrong asked, “What did I do to be so black and blue?”

In 2018, men in blue uniforms arrested two African Americans whose only sin is in their skin. 616 more words

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Police chief: Officers did nothing wrong in Starbucks arrest seen in viral video

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. — Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross is defending the actions of officers seen in a viral video arresting two men at a Starbucks. 511 more words

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Meek Mill Judge Denies Request For Release On Bail — CBS Philly

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via Meek Mill Judge Denies Request For Release On Bail — CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Meek Mill’s judge has denied his lawyer’s requests to have him released on bail.

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Philadelphia Police Have Warning For Drivers As Car Thefts Are On The Rise

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –– The Philadelphia Police Department has a warning for drivers as car thefts in and around the city are on the rise. 241 more words

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