Posts tagged "racial profiling"


Barneys Settles Racial Profiling Allegations For $525K

Barneys has agreed to a $525,000 settlement for racial profiling after a nine-month investigation found that the security and staff personnel of its flagship store…


George Zimmerman’s Biggest Supporter Frank Taaffe Now Says He’s Guilty

George Zimmerman’s best friend and fellow neighborhood watch, Frank Taaffe, is now seeking justice for Trayvon Martin. If you remember he was a major advocate…


Social Experiment: Is ‘Shopping While Black’ A Crime?

AMERICAN MADE Thanks largely to Jay Z and Barneys New York, there’s awareness on the racial profiling of African-American consumers. But has the attention made…


Andre Leon Talley Says African Americans ‘With Any Consciousness’ Shouldn’t Shop at Barney’s

This Wednesday (Nov. 20), Jay Z unveiled a pricey holiday collection in collaboration with fashion retailer Barney’s. Despite reports of racial profiling, the media…


Opinion: Has Barneys Turned Jay Z Into Bad Santa?

Move along window shoppers, there’s absolutely nothing to see here.


Brandon T. Jackson and Other Celebs Who Were Racially Profiled

Brandon T. Jackson is claiming a US Airways flight attendant degraded him countless times before having him removed from his plane. According to the…


Jay-Z Speaks Out About Barney’s Drama ‘I Am Not Making a Dime From This Collection’

Jay-Z has come under fire about his holiday collection collaboration with Barney’s after there were two reported incidents earlier this week of young Black teens being profiled…


Jay-Z Releases Statement on Barneys Racial Profiling Incident

Earlier this week a 19-year-old Queens student filed a lawsuit against luxury department store Barneys New York after he was detained by cops for purchasing…


George Zimmerman Get $256 Speeding Ticket In Florida

The "free man" known as George Zimmerman just can't seem to stop getting into trouble or stay out of the public eye. His latest infractio…


MC Hammer Arrested for Obstructing a Police Officer, Blames Racial Profiling

MC Hammer was arrested on Friday, February 22nd for obstructing an officer. Hard to believe that the gangsta rapper-turned-christian preacher could find himself behind bars,…


Join The Discussion: Why Are Young Black Men Still Targets for Cops?

Following the death of Jordan Davis—a Florida teen who was shot for playing his music too loud—combined with Trayvon Martin's death still playing in our…


Tyler Perry Says He Was the Victim of Racial Profiling By LAPD

Last night, Tyler Perry released a personal account of the last time he experienced racial profiling. He released a personal Facebook post on the ordeal.