5 monthes ago - By Slate
Philadelphia is a city in which 43 percent of residents are black. The Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested last Thursday, however, is located in a zip code that is 79 percent white and just 6 percent black. In all likelihood, most of the clientele there is white, which, to borrow from sociologist Elijah Anderson, makes this particular location a “ white space ,” or an area whose “most visible and distinctive feature is overwhelming presence of white people and absence of black people.”
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Two black men arrested in Starbucks to meet with CEO
5 monthes ago - By NBC News
The planned meeting comes amid growing outrage over the men's arrest and a second day of protests in the City of Brotherly Love.
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Protests shut down Philadelphia Starbucks over arrests of black men
5 monthes ago - By RT
Protesters have taken over a Starbucks in Philadelphia to protest the arrest of two black men that were accused of trespassing at the coffee chain's outlet last week.
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