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Black men arrested in US coffee shop to meet company CEO | Africanews - 9 months ago, 16 Apr 19:03

By: Ignatius Annor

Africanews is learning that the two black men arrested at a coffee shop in the United States last week have agreed to meet with Starbucks CEO, Kevin Johnson. According to a Starbucks spokesperson, the timing of the meeting has yet to be set. The company said it hopes the meeting will come off this week while Johnson was addressing the backlash the arrest has generated. Speaking on “Good Morning America,“a popular breakfast show in the United States, Johnson said he hopes to meet with the two men in person to apologize face to face. "I'd like to have a dialogue with them so that I can ensure that we have opportunity to really understand the situation and show some compassion and empathy for the experience they went through. “I’d like to have a dialogue with them so that I can ensure that we have opportunity to really understand the situation ...
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