Rashon Nelson

Philadelphia is delivering on its part of a settlement with two men arrested in a Center City Starbucks in April
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Pat Loeb
November 19, 2018 - 4:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is delivering on its part of a settlement with two men arrested in a Center City Starbucks in April and has requested bids from nonprofits to launch a program to teach entrepreneurship to the city's high school students. City officials say Project Elevate...
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Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
May 28, 2018 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Starbucks, trying to put to rest an outcry over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores, is closing more than 8,000 stores for an afternoon of anti-bias training, a strategy some believe can keep racism at bay. After the arrests in Philadelphia last month, the coffee...
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Cherri Gregg
May 02, 2018 - 12:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia has reached a settlement agreement with the two young men arrested after being racially profiled at a Center City Starbucks in April. There's also talks of a settlement with Starbucks as well. The city confirmed that Donte Robinson and Rashon...
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Rashon Nelson, left, listens as and Donte Robinson, right, addresses a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia.
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April 19, 2018 - 8:24 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer. He thought nothing of it when he and his business partner, Donte Robinson, were approached at their table and were asked if they needed...
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