The ACLU says there’s a large disparity in police stops in area where Starbucks arrest happened
By AJ Willingham, CNN
The ACLU said its research shows African-Americans made up 67% of pedestrian stops in Philadelphia’s Ninth District in 2017, even though the area’s population is only 3% black.
“Black Philadelphians face daily indignities when they are simply trying to go about their business. This incident shows that black people can’t even ‘wait while black,’ ” Executive Director of the ACLU of Pennsylvania Reggie Shuford said in a statement
regarding the Starbucks arrests.