Black Lives Matter activists called for a boycott of the Starbucks coffee chain just days after an employee called the police to arrest two Black men inside a Philadelphia location were not buying anything and wouldn’t leave. Despite a number of factors that should have convinced police to show discretion and restraint — the men were not armed; they were not violent; they did not resist arrest; the White man who they were meeting yelled at the police that the men did nothing wrong; a bystander filmed the entire episode on video — then men were still taken into custody Thursday.

The video has since gone viral.

The first of what is expected to be many protests took place April 14 at the Starbucks location in question.

1. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

Philadelphia Police Arrest Of Two Black Men In Starbucks, Prompts Apology From Company's CEO Source:Getty

Protestor Asa Khalif (R) addresses Starbucks Mid-Atlantic Regional Vice President Camille Hymes (C) in a Center City Starbucks in Philadelphia.

2. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

3. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

4. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

Philadelphia Police Arrest Of Two Black Men In Starbucks, Prompts Apology From Company's CEO Source:Getty

5. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

Philadelphia Police Arrest Of Two Black Men In Starbucks, Prompts Apology From Company's CEO Source:Getty

6. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

Philadelphia Police Arrest Of Two Black Men In Starbucks, Prompts Apology From Company's CEO Source:Getty

7. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

8. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

Philadelphia Police Arrest Of Two Black Men In Starbucks, Prompts Apology From Company's CEO Source:Getty

9. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

10. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

11. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

Philadelphia Police Arrest Of Two Black Men In Starbucks, Prompts Apology From Company's CEO Source:Getty

12. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

13. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

Philadelphia Police Arrest Of Two Black Men In Starbucks, Prompts Apology From Company's CEO Source:Getty

14. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

15. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

Philadelphia Police Arrest Of Two Black Men In Starbucks, Prompts Apology From Company's CEO Source:Getty

16. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

17. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

Philadelphia Police Arrest Of Two Black Men In Starbucks, Prompts Apology From Company's CEO Source:Getty

18. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

19. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

20. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

21. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

22. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

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24. Scenes From The Demonstration Against Racism At Starbucks

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