“It was completely inappropriate to engage the police,” said the chief executive, Kevin R. Johnson, as protests continued at a downtown Philadelphia Starbucks.

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    04/16/2018 - 7:19 am | View Link
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    04/16/2018 - 7:00 am | View Link
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    04/16/2018 - 2:02 am | View Link
  • Arrest of two black men at Philadelphia Starbucks was 'reprehensible,' CEO Kevin Johnson says
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    04/16/2018 - 12:58 am | View Link
  • Starbucks CEO calls arrest of two black men at Philadelphia store ‘reprehensible’
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    04/15/2018 - 3:51 pm | View Link
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    04/19/2018 - 1:51 pm | View Website
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