- Starbucks faced intense backlash on Saturday after a viral video showed police arresting two black men in a Philadelphia store, while bystanders argued the men “didn’t do anything.”
- Starbucks apologized on Saturday and said the company plans to review its policies.
- The commissioner of the Philadelphia Police Department said the officers “did absolutely nothing wrong,” and had legal standing to arrest the men for trespassing.
Starbucks apologized on Saturday amid a wave of online backlash over a viral video that showed police arresting two black men inside a Philadelphia store while bystanders protested that the men “didn’t do anything.”
The video, posted by Twitter user Melissa DePino, shows several police officers handcuffing the two men and leading them out of the store, while one person who said he was meeting the two men repeatedly asks, “What did they do?”
At one point, one officer can be seen telling the man that police received a call from the store. The man replies, “What did they get called for? That there…