Trayon Christian was awarded $45,000 from the company this week. The incident happened in April 2013, when the then 19-year-old went to the Manhattan location to purchase a $348 Ferragamo belt. Barneys employees allegedly believed he bought the belt with a fraudulent credit card.
The Rev. Al Sharpton (pictured) , along with the National Action Network, met with Macy’s CEO Terry Lundgren Monday, demanding the store guard against racial profiling, according to the New York Daily News. RELATED: Shopper Says He Was Racially Profiled By Police The meeting came shortly after a series of racial profiling allegations against Barneys by African-American […]
According to a lawsuit filed against the chain, Macy’s security team looks to make five arrests per week and has a race code system for non-white shoppers, reports the New York Daily News. RELATED: Shopper Says He Was Racially Profiled By Police Ayla Gursoy (pictured left), who filed the suit and is Muslim, claims she was […]
Art Palmer (pictured), a shopper, has come forward with allegations of racial profiling, saying officers stopped him following a purchase at Macy’s Herald Square. RELATED: Lawsuit! Did Barneys New York Have Student Arrested For Being Black? Speaking with the Daily News Sunday, Palmer claimed plainclothes officers surrounded him three blocks from Macy’s flagship store. Palmer reportedly […]
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 […]
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 […]
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