Two black men were arrested at Starbucks’ request on Thursday after asking to use the restroom and then waiting for a friend without ordering. They were allegedly asked to leave and refused. Their friend shows up during the arrest and confirms that they are all real estate brokers meeting at the coffee shop.
Words fail me. This is very sad. I cannot imagine how he must have been feeling to protest in such a way. My heart goes out to him, for whatever that’s worth, now. I will take this as another reminder to keep in touch with my friends and peers and treat them with the utmost compassion and understanding as we never know what someone is going through.
“He will be remembered for his kindness, devotion, and vision for justice” said Camilla Taylor of Lambda Legal.
On Monday, FBI agents raided the offices, home, and hotel room of the President Of The United States’ personal attorney, Michael Cohen. Normally, we wouldn’t talk about political issues in an effort to maintain a centered political position as well as focus on the educational aspect of our stories. Fortunately, this story allows us to do both.
(by the way, “A Higher Loyalty” by James Comey releases Monday)
A District Attorney in Pennsylvania faces disciplinary action over her alleged “ex parte” communications with judges as well as a fake Facebook profile allegedly used to “snoop” improperly on Defendants her office was prosecuting.
As predicted, the little town of Sibley, Iowa, rethought their attempt to censor a citizen website critical of the town.
The City of Sibley agreed to the following: