Starbucks CEO Hopes to Meet with Men Arrested in Philly Shop

The CEO of Starbucks arrived in Philadelphia hoping to meet with two black men who were arrested when the coffee chain's employees called 911 and said they were trespassing.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The CEO of Starbucks arrived in Philadelphia hoping to meet with two black men who were arrested when the coffee chain’s employees called 911 and said they were trespassing. Meanwhile, protesters took over the shop Monday. “I would like to have a dialogue with them to make sure we have the opportunity to really understand the situation and they can join me in finding constructive way to solve this issue,” Starbucks’ CEO…

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