Jay Z has issued a statement fighting back against social media pressure for him to drop a holiday fashion line with Barneys New York amidst allegations that the store racially profiled two Black shoppers. SEE ALSO: Should Jay Z End His Holiday Collection Deal With Barneys NY?  Jay Z: Zimmerman’s A F***ing Mall Cop As previously reported […]

Barneys New York CEO has apologized for the recent experiences of two black shoppers who said they were racially profiled. According to WABC-TV in New York, Mark Lee said in a statement, “Barneys New York believes that no customer should have the unacceptable experience described in recent media reports, and we offer our sincere regret […]

Hip-Hop mogul Jay Z, who has a holiday fashion deal with Barneys New York, is facing pressure from social media to end the business relationship amid allegations that the ritzy department store racially profiled two Black shoppers, reports the NY Daily News. RELATED:  Lawsuit! Did Barneys New York Have Student Arrested For Being Black? As previously […]

Last April, a salesperson at the chic and upscale famed retailer, Barneys New York, summoned police to arrest a black teen, Trayon Christian (pictured), because it was assumed he could never afford a $350 Salvatore Ferragamo belt he purchased with his Chase debit card. After all, the clerk thought, how could a young Black youth afford such a pricey belt? Surely […]