Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle the multiple racial profiling allegations brought against the luxury department store by both patrons and former employees.
The hubbub surrounding Jay Z’s “A New York Holiday” collection has been distracting to say the least. While a chunk of the general public have failed to come to grips with the “Tom Ford” rapper’s decision to continue on with his charitable campaign, it’s also altered the rollout of the products.
The racial profiling scandal that has exploded in the last week regarding high-end department store Barneys culminated into a meeting with community leaders on Tuesday (Oct. 29). Rev. Al Sharpton and others met with the CEO of Barneys New York to discuss the accusations of black shoppers that claim the store unfairly targeted them because […]
Jay Z‘s ties with Barneys New York has come under fire thanks to two individuals coming forward in the past week claiming they were racially profiled by police after shopping in the luxury department store. This evening (Oct. 26), the rapper/mogul issued a statement chastising and questioning the motives of those who were quick to […]