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Black men's arrest at Starbucks prompts national outcry

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The "Philadelphia’s mayor’s office and Police Department have begun separate investigations into the arrest of two African American men waiting to meet an acquaintance at a Center City Starbucks on Thursday after a video of the incident was widely shared on social media," the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

The details: "The video, which was posted by Philadelphia-based author Melissa DePino, ... shows at least six Philadelphia police officers taking the two men into custody without resistance. By 5 p.m. Saturday, the video had gathered nearly 4.3 million views."