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Starbucks Barista In Philadelphia Accused Of Mocking Stuttering Customer
“Clearly, Starbucks missed the point. It was about how you treat people with speech impairments, not how you write names,” the man's friend said.
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Cities Are Starting To Address The Eviction Crisis That's Devastated Poor Tenants
Evictions can plunge an already struggling tenant even deeper into poverty.
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Trump Rescinds Eagles' White House Invite
Trump rescinded his White House invitation to the Philadelphia Eagles after most players planned to boycott the visit.
Philly Mayor Taunts 'Fragile Egomaniac’ Trump Over Canceled Super Bowl Party
Most of the Eagles players weren't going to attend anyway.
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Trump Administration Killed A Housing Discrimination Rule. Some Cities Are Following It Anyway.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development effectively suspended the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule on May 18.
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Starbucks Closes 8,000 Stores To Address Pervasive Issue Of Implicit Racial Bias
Starbucks closed 8,000 stores nationwide for an afternoon of racial sensitivity training.
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Starbucks Closing Today For Anti-Bias Training
About 175,000 employees are expected to participate in the four-hour training sessions.
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Starbucks Says Anyone Can Now Sit In Its Cafes -- Even Without Buying Anything
The new policy was unveiled weeks after the controversial arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks.
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Pennsylvania Becomes Latest State To Fund Urban Gun Violence Prevention
Just seven states directly invest in programs designed to address shootings in cities. But that movement may be growing.
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Philadelphia To Launch Youth Program In Settlement With Starbucks Arrestees
Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson will each take a symbolic $1.
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How Nick Foles Got Back Up
The Super Bowl MVP chats with a childhood friend about his unusual journey from NFL backup to star to backup again.
Rapper Meek Mill Celebrates Prison Release
After Meek Mill’s release from prison, the rapper went straight to see the Philadelphia 76ers big win.
Meek Mill Opens 76ers' NBA Playoff Game Immediately After Prison Release
The Philadelphia rapper arrived at the game in a helicopter and sat with Kevin Hart.
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The Burden Of Being Black In A White Space
“When you know that you did nothing wrong, how do you really react to it?”
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Every Black Person Has Had A 'Starbucks Moment'
Benjamin L. Crump
, Guest Writer
Just days after two men were notoriously arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks, I experienced something similar in a Houston hotel.
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Passengers On Deadly Southwest Flight Receive $5,000 Checks
"We ... hope you will allow us another opportunity to restore your confidence," a letter from the airline said.
Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Said They Were There For 2 Minutes Before 911 Call
"We wasn’t read any rights ― nothing,” said Donte Robinson. "Just double-lock handcuffs behind our backs and escorted out and put into a squad car.”
Woman Partially Sucked Out Of Southwest Plane Died Of Impact Trauma: Report
Albuquerque resident Jennifer Riordan's death was ruled accidental. A federal investigation into the in-flight incident is underway.
Starbucks Is Trying To Educate Itself On Racial Sensitivity
Starbucks will close 8,000 stores nationwide for an afternoon of racial sensitivity training.
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Starbucks Arrests Show How Gentrification Endangers Black Lives
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When whiteness becomes the norm, black bodies become a threat.
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Starbucks To Close More Than 8,000 Stores For Racial Bias Education
Two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia cafe last week while waiting for a friend to arrive.
1 Dead After Southwest Airlines Flight Suffers Engine Failure
A passenger said the engine "hit a window and busted it wide open."
Two Black Men Arrested For Loitering At Starbucks
A video shows two black men getting arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks while waiting to meet someone.
Protests Erupt At Philly Starbucks Where 2 Black Men Were Arrested For 'Trespassing'
"Starbucks coffee is anti-black," the demonstrators chanted Monday morning.
Cops Arrest 2 Black Men Sitting In Starbucks For 'Trespassing': Video
The Philadelphia DA's Office said there was a "lack of evidence" that the men committed any crime.
Villanova Fans Jump Fire To Celebrate NCAA Basketball Title
Students climbed trees to break off branches for the flames.
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