Black Men Arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks Get College Tuition, Undisclosed Sum in Settlement

PHILADELPHIA -- Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the coffee-shop chain Wednesday for an undisclosed sum and an offer of a free college education.Separately, they reached a deal with the city for a symbolic $1 each and a promise from officials to set up a $200,000 program for young entrepreneurs.The men and their lawyer said the agreement with the city was an effort to make sure something positive came out of the April 12 incident, which touched off a furor around the U.S. over racial profiling.  Continue reading...

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