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 […]
New York suddenly has a list of “Shopping While Black” scandals unfolding. After high-end department Barneys was accused of racial profiling by a pair of young people, a rising Hollywood actor had a similar situation happen to him over the summer at Macy’s.
The NYPD has a lot of explaining to do. Recently, news broke that a Black college student was detained by police after purchasing a $350 belt from Barneys New York. Today, we get another report of a Black woman, Kayla Phillips, 21, who was also allegedly racially profiled by police after purchasing a pricey Celine handbag […]