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Southwest gives $5,000 checks to passengers on Flight 1380

Added: 20.04.2018 11:43 | 11 views | 0 comments

Some passengers aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 received a $5,000 check after a deadly engine failure that led to an emergency landing in Philadelphia.


Facing Pressure, Starbucks Offers Bias Training

Added: 20.04.2018 6:16 | 23 views | 0 comments

Facing furor over racial profiling in the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks, the company announced it will be closing its stores on May 29 to offer unconscious bias training. Some are questioning how effective that will be. (April 20)


Two Black Men Arrested at Starbucks Speak Out

Added: 20.04.2018 5:56 | 24 views | 0 comments

Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson spoke to the Assoiciated Press, giving a timeline of events of the day they walked into the Philadelphia Starbucks and got arrested, to the days of protests after. (April 19)


Moniak turning corner with three-hit night

Added: 20.04.2018 4:13 | 4 views | 0 comments

Fifth-ranked Philadelphia Phillies prospect Mickey Moniak collected three singles in Class A Advanced Clearwater's 10-3 loss to Charlotte on Thursday.


"I failed miserably in that regard": Philadelphia police commissioner responds after week of controversy

Added: 19.04.2018 23:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

Starbucks has apologized to the men and will be training all of its employees on how to avoid discriminating against customers


Business Highlights

Added: 19.04.2018 23:37 | 1 views | 0 comments

___ 2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two black men whose arrest at a Starbucks in Philadelphia has triggered a furor over racial profiling say they are pushing for changes to make sure that what they went through doesn't happen to anyone else.


Cosby Defense Team Again Tries, Fails to Get a Mistrial

Added: 19.04.2018 23:29 | 1 views | 0 comments

With Bill Cosby’s felony sexual assault trial entering its ninth day at the Montgomery County Courthouse outside of Philadelphia today, the defense team again tried and failed to get Judge Steven O’Neill to grant a mistrial in the controversial case. It’s the fifth such motion to date that Cosby’s legal ...


Black men arrested at Starbucks hope scandal sparks change

Added: 19.04.2018 23:15 | 15 views | 0 comments

A week after their arrests at a Starbucks Corp cafe in Philadelphia sparked protests and calls for boycotts of the coffee chain, the two black men involved broke their silence and said they wanted the incident to change U.S. racial attitudes.


Brandywine Realty Trust: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

Added: 19.04.2018 22:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter.


Comedian ‘Hotep Jesus’ Trolls Starbucks Into Giving Him Free ‘Reparations’ Coffee [Video]

Added: 19.04.2018 21:34 | 12 views | 0 comments

A comedian and author who goes by the Twitter handle Hotep Jesus engaged in some performance art at a local Starbucks store in the aftermath of the surrounding the coffee shop chain and walked out of the establishment with a free cup of coffee.
Starbucks is closing all of its 8,000 stores on the afternoon of May 29 to provide racial-bias education training to its approximately 175,000 employees after an incident in a Philadelphia store last Thursday. There, a Starbucks manager told two black men that the store bathroom was only for paying customers. She called cops when they refused to leave, and responding officers arrested them for trespassing.


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