04.15.2018

Woman Who Shared Philadelphia Starbucks Arrest Video Tells Her Story

Woman Who Shared Philadelphia Starbucks Arrest Video Tells Her Story
If you’ve been anywhere near the Internet over the last 48 hours, you’ve probably seen the video of two African American men being arrested by the Philadelphia Police Department inside a Starbucks on Thursday afternoon. Starbucks has apologized. The men were not charged with anything and have been released. And the PPD has said the cops did nothing wrong. Here, Rittenhouse Square resident Melissa DePino — the one who shared the video — gives her account of what happened inside the Starbucks.