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>> Two black men who's arrest at a Starbucks in April set off nationwide protests reached an agreement with the city of Philadelphia Wednesday. Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson will be paid a symbolic dollar each, plus the city promised to set up a $200,000 program from young entrepreneurs. Nelson and Robinson were placed in handcuffs after a Starbucks store manager in Philadelphia called the police saying they had refused to buy anything or leave.
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After spending hours in jail, they were released, and no charges were filed. The men said they were waiting for a business meeting about a potential real estate deal.>> Shut it down!>> The incident rocked Starbucks as protestors took to the streets with calls to boycott the coffee chain over what many saw as racial profiling.
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>> My skin color does not make me a criminal.>> The backlash forced CEO Kevin Johnson to visit Philadelphia, and apologize to the men in person.>> What happened in the way that incident escalated and the outcome was nothing but reprehensible.>> He also announced that more than 8,000 Starbucks stores would close on May 29th for a new racial bias training for employees.
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The two men also received an apology from the city's Police Commissioner, who, at first, defended his officer's handling of the incident.>> Me. I apologized to them.>> Separately on Wednesday, Starbucks announced it had reached a financial settlement with the men, but declined to say whether it would donate to the new entrepreneurship fund.