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For the Business men and Venture Capitalists that follow this Twitter account, there is a reason i "blew up" on this dude Miles who works for this company called .@Crunchyroll #BoycottStarbucks
Alton Sterling, killed by cops for selling DVD's which in most places would give a citation. His bosses stole work from other countries, and now they get a Max Deal with AT&T and Churnin Media (now called Ellison (sp)) #BoycottStarbucks
Now, two men who were just waiting on another guy doing a business deal, get cuffed and sent out of a store, when they were going to actually buy coffee... if it was anybody else, any other story, any other town, - its just nothing - life moves forward #BoycottStarbucks
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As a Black man who was kicked out of a coffee shop in 2015 (not Starbucks but The Elmwood Cafe in Berkeley, CA) I have some thoughts. When I was kicked out, I was nervous they might call the cops. But they didn't. Probably because I was with my wife & her white skin. 1/
(If you don't know the story of my getting kicked out of The Elmwood Cafe in Berkeley California, I told the story on @ThisAmerLife a couple months later. You can listen here.) But here I sit 3 years later & NOTHING has changed... 1/2…
After it happened, me, the owner & some activists had a community meeting. The owner promised to end implicit bias in his cafe, the stores on his block, the neighborhood, the city then I guess the galaxy. Here's the website he built for it laying fallow.
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Montgomery, Alabama in 1958
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2018

Hard to tell the difference, isn’t it?

#BLM #BoycottStarbucks
Photo credit: Martin Luther King, Jr. is arrested for loitering. (1958)…

See here for more about the arrest of two black men who were “loitering” at Starbucks:…
You can contact the Starbucks location where this occurred below or you can let @Starbucks know exactly how you feel.
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