Black men arrested at Starbucks settle for $200K program

AmNews Staff Reports | 5/2/2018, 6:26 p.m.
Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the city for a symbolic ...
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Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the city for a symbolic $1 each Wednesday and a promise from officials to set up a $200,000 program for young entrepreneurs.

The men and their lawyer told The Associated Press the settlement was an effort to make sure something positive came out of the incident.

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