"The basis for the call to the Philadelphia police department was wrong", he said.
"This is outrageous, this is insulting and we are not going to stand for it".
In the statement, Menos wrote that while it seems no laws were broken by the officers or the store employees, "we can not discount the likelihood that the race of these men played an integral part in the precipitation and overall outcome of this incident".
"My responsibility is to look not only at that individual but to look more broadly at the circumstances that set that up, to ensure that this never happens again", Johnson said during the GMA appearance.
Though the men were arrested for trespassing, the charges were later dropped after officers were informed that Starbucks was "no longer interested" in pressing charges. In this particular case, those were ambiguous, he said. "What did they get called for?"
"The police were called because these men hadn't ordered anything", author Melissa DePino, who recorded the incident, tweeted last week.
Starbucks has said it wants to add training for store managers on "unconscious bias". "Please visit one of our surrounding neighborhood stores".
Johnson told Good Morning America that he would like to "meet with the guys".
"I personally apologize to the two gentlemen that visited our store", Johnson said.
The manager was removed from the location at 18th and Spruce street after another day of protests at the coffee house.
At the time of his arrest, the man was with another volunteer canvassing for Penny Newman who is running for the Riverside County Board of Supervisors Second District seat.
"We have the right to be free". It's just too much that's been left undone when it comes to us being treated equally and fairly in this country.
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Protesters crowded the store that was the scene of the arrest yesterday morning.
Another video surfaced Monday, one of an African-American man in the Los Angeles area attempting to show that he was denied use of a locked Starbucks restroom while a white customer was allowed to use it. The timing of the meeting was not immediately clear. Wedbush reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and issued a $65.00 target price on shares of Starbucks in a report on Monday, March 13th. Still, he said, "the idea of black people being unwanted in downtown Philadelphia is not new. this is the underbelly of gentrification".
Starbucks Corporation (Starbucks) is a roaster, marketer and retailer of coffee.
To be sure, the dimensions of the Starbucks incident are, saying the least, far different from those that sparked the Black Lives Matter movement - that is, the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the 2013 death of Trayvon Martin.
The men had been sitting at a table waiting for an acquaintance Thursday, but had not purchased anything.
The two arrested men later were released without charges.
Separate investigations into the episode are underway by the mayor's office and the Philadelphia Police Department.
"I'm not satisfied with the outcome of the situation yet", said Kenney. When the men again refused to leave, they were arrested "without incident", Ross said.
T.I.is livid over how a Starbucks employee called the cops on two black men for no good reason.
They have each retained lawyers, according to USA media.
Another protester, Abdul-Aliy Muhammad, toldthe AP, "We don't want this Starbucks to make any money today". In this case that was not the issue.
He said the men had been given three separate warnings over 15 minutes before they were arrested, showing "that there wasn't a rush to judgment". If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide trademark & copyright laws.