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Pitts: What happened in Starbucks isn't really about Starbucks

Pitts: What happened in Starbucks isn't really about Starbucks

I don't drink coffee, so I can't boycott Starbucks. But I wouldn't if I could.

Yes, I understand — and share — the national anger over viral video of last week's arrest of two African-American men at one of the company's Philadelphia stores. The men, who have yet to be identified, were reportedly doing nothing more threatening than waiting quietly to be joined by a man they were meeting there, having asked to use the restroom and been refused. Their waiting apparently scared the bejeezus out of the manager, who called police.

Cellphone video of the incident shows a white guy asking if the men are being arrested because "they were black guys, sitting...

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