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Starbucks Apologizes After Video Of A Baffling Arrest Of Two Black Men At A Philly Location Goes Viral

Starbucks Apologizes After Video Of A Baffling Arrest Of Two Black Men At A Philly Location Goes ViralCoffeehouse giant Starbucks is issuing an apology following a baffling arrest that occurred in Philadelphia which achieved viral status once the footage was shared online. On Thursday, video emerged of two black men that were arrested for seemingly just being inside the business. Witnesses say the men were met by police for not purchasing something as they waited for their friend to show up. The men calmly explained they hadn’t done anything wrong. “The police were called because these men hadn’t ordered anything.” shared Melissa DePino who posted video of the incident. “They were waiting for a friend to show up, who did as they were taken out in handcuffs for doing nothing. All the other white ppl are wondering why it’s never happened to us when we do the same thing.”

Cops Arrest 2 Black Men Sitting In Starbucks For 'Trespassing': Video

Cops Arrest 2 Black Men Sitting In Starbucks For 'Trespassing': Video
The Philadelphia DA's Office said there was a "lack of evidence" that the men committed any crime. By Hilary Hanson Philadelphia police are conducting an internal investigation into a viral video that shows officers handcuffing and removing two black men from the premises of a Starbucks store. “The police were called because these men hadn’t ordered anything,” tweeted author Melissa DePino, who posted a video of the arrest on Thursday. “They were waiting for a friend to show up, who did as they were taken out in handcuffs for doing nothing. All the other white ppl are wondering why it’s never happened to us when we do the same thing.”

Joy Reid Shuts Down Killer Mike After Rapper Attempts To Drag Her On Instagram

Joy Reid Shuts Down Killer Mike After Rapper Attempts To Drag Her On Instagram  Joy-Ann Reid and Killer Mike might have beef after the rapper stepped out of line over the weekend. Over the weekend, Reid shared a photo of herself all glammed up and thanked her hair and makeup team, writing, "And not to be outdone... @glamluxxe and @savvychicz, who rocked the H&M for our Elgin Baylor shoot!"

‘Cosby Show’ Actress Details Why She Went Topless for Bill Cosby Protest

‘Cosby Show’ Actress Details Why She Went Topless for Bill Cosby Protest Former Cosby Show actress Nicolle Rochelle was recently arrested after protesting topless outside of the courthouse where Bill Cosby is currently being re-tried for sexual assault. In a new interview, she breaks down her line of thinking, saying she very purposefully wanted to make Cosby “uncomfortable.”
“He’s a man who’s dis-empowered women’s bodies for decades. It doesn’t seem to be recognized,” Rochelle, 39, told PEOPLE. “The case is being publicized with this narrative of race. He’s being painted as the victim. I wanted to emphasize that this is about rape. I wanted to make him uncomfortable and to make people think about women’s bodies.”


Nicki Micheaux Talks New Film, “LOWLIFE”, Hollywood & Business {VIDEO}

Ava DuVernay hosts screening of “A Wrinkle in Time” for Compton youth titled, “A Wrinkle in Compton” {VIDEO}

PCF Draws Attention to Prostate Cancer Disparity among African American Men

PCF Draws Attention to Prostate Cancer Disparity among African American Men    One out of nine American men are likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer. However, 74 percent of African American men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than White men and are twice as likely to die from the disease. In honor of National Minority Health month, the Los Angeles Sentinel spoke with Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) CEO and President, Dr. Johnathan Simon about the disparity of the disease and how men of African descent can better their chances of prevention.

Who are Diamond and Silk, and what do they have to do with Facebook?

Who are Diamond and Silk, and what do they have to do with Facebook? More than one member of Congress quizzed CEO Mark Zuckerberg about why his social network had banned the conservative siblings. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg headed to Washington to deal with the controversies swirling around his social network, including privacy, protection of data and election security. He even had notes ready for the subjects he expected lawmakers to throw at him.

Diamond and Silk weren't among his scribbles.
In one of several curveballs thrown at the billionaire, senators and representatives hit Zuckerberg with questions about the two African-American Trump supporters who have gained a following among Republicans. The questions were prompted by Facebook's removal of several videos posted by the North Carolina duo, who came to prominence during the 2016 presidential campaign and are among the handful of people the president follows on Twitter.

Roseanne defends pro-Trump Diamond and Silk after Facebook censoring

Roseanne defends pro-Trump Diamond and Silk after Facebook censoring

Diamond & Silk to Zuckerberg: We are not unsafe Social media stars say Zuckerberg is turning Facebook into a political playground for Democrats. Roseanne Barr on Wednesday defended Diamond and Silk and said Facebook should “stop censoring” the pro-Trump supporters after the duo’s videos were classified as “unsafe to the community” on the social platform.

Rachel Dolezal Does Hair Now And Black Women Are Lining Up

Rachel Dolezal Does Hair Now And Black Women Are Lining Up
If you’re looking for some one to do your faux locks, color weaves, and cornrows, you can now look no further than Rachel Dolezal’s kitchen. Yep, you heard it right – Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP president who notoriously lied about being black, has a hair styling business, and apparently black women are lining up.
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YBN Almighty Asks Blac Chyna To Marry Him On IG

YBN Almighty Asks Blac Chyna To Marry Him On IG 19-year-old rapper YBN Almighty Jay is ready to tie the knot and settle down with a woman 10 years his senior. The “Chopsticks” rapper and Blac Chyna have been dating for a few weeks now which is light years in celebrity relationships. On Tuesday he posted a pic of his boo with the caption, “Will You Marry Me?” The MC left a ring emoji on the post to let her know that he is very serious.

How Did Cardi B & Offset Meet? Music Brought The Soon-To-Be Parents Together

How Did Cardi B & Offset Meet? Music Brought The Soon-To-Be Parents TogetherAfter months of dodging speculation, Cardi B finally blew the lid off those swirling pregnancy rumors Saturday night during the singer's markedly liberating — and revealing — Saturday Night Livedebut.Now that her pregnancy has been confirmed, fans are asking how did Cardi B and Offset meet? Her pregnancy reveal confirmed that the soon-to-be mom is expecting her first child with the Migos rapper, following the pair's public engagement announcement last October.

Backpage.com shuts down after reports of FBI raid

Backpage.com shuts down after reports of FBI raid
Sleazy classified site Backpage.com was shut down Friday after the FBI raided the home of its co-founder, according to new reports. Agents raided ex-owner Michael Lacey’s home,according to a local CBS affiliate — while users are sharing screenshots of a message saying it has been “seized” by the feds.