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Barneys Racism

Kim Bhasin

Barneys Pays $525,000 To Settle Allegations Of Racial Profiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business

Barneys New York has agreed to pay $525,000 in fees and penalties following a nine-month investigation by the New York state attorney general into rac...

Louis Vuitton Sued Over Shocking Racist Allegation

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.01.2014 | Black Voices

Another major fashion company is being sued for racial discrimination. This time around its Louis Vuitton that has been slapped with a lawsuit allegin...

Here's How Much Money Jay Z's Barneys Collection Racked In

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Remember that ridiculously over-priced fashion collaboration between Jay Z and Barneys that was underscored by racial discrimination lawsuits against ...

Huffington Magazine This Week: Black and White (VIDEO)

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.04.2014 | Business
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, Kim Bhasin and Julee Wilson go behind the scenes at Barneys, speaking to insiders who describe a deep-seated culture of racism at the luxury department store chain.

Huffington Issue 78: Racism At Barneys, Ballet Dancers Off-Duty And Much More

Posted 12.03.2013 | Business

This week in Huffington magazine, we follow up on accusations of racial profiling at Barneys' department stores by speaking to current and former empl...

Black Friday Shopping Tips For Black People

Posted 11.22.2013 | Black Voices

Leave it to "The Daily Show" to add a hilarious spin to a controversial topic. This time around, they tackled the recent racial profiling allegations ...

A Message to Ponder on for Barney's, Macy's and the NYPD: Shoplifting Comes in All Sizes, Shapes, and Colors

Jerome D. Williams | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Jerome D. Williams

Indeed, shoplifting does come in all sizes, shapes and colors, and in some instances, evidence suggests that other racial/ethnic groups actually are more likely to engage in shoplifting than blacks.

PHOTOS: Jay Z's Barneys Collection Is Chock Full Of Items You Can't Afford

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices

It's official -- Barneys launched its "A New York Holiday" collection with Jay Z today. And if you thought a few racial discrimination lawsuits would ...

Barneys Cancels Jay Z Party

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.18.2013 | Black Voices

Now that Jay Z has officially decided to move forward with his "A New York Holiday" collaboration with Barneys, despite the racial profiling allegatio...

Jay Z Says Barneys Deal Is Still On After Racial Profiling Claims

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.18.2013 | Black Voices

Jay Z's "A New York Holiday" collaboration with Barneys is still on. The rapper-turned-mogul announced his decision to move forward with the proje...

Major Fashion Retailers Will Discuss How NOT To Be So Racist

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.15.2013 | Black Voices

Thanks to the racial discrimination lawsuits filed against Barneys and Macy's over the past several weeks, a group of major fashion retailers have dec...

WATCH: 'He's Not Jay Z, He's Jay Z Penny'

Posted 11.13.2013 | Black Voices

Since news broke of Barney’s alleged racist culture targeting customers, Jay Z has also faced a tremendous amount of backlash stemming from his fort...

Kim Bhasin

Barneys Workers Say The Store Really Is Ridiculously Racist

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

On the sales floor at the Madison Avenue flagship store of Barneys New York, salespeople would joke about customers who, in their view, didn't belong....

Money Talks

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

Companies are quick to take our dollars, but slow or non-existent to invest in our business ventures, in our ideas and in our communities. It's time for a drastic change, and as the old adage goes, money talks.

Barneys Set To Take Action Against Discrimination Claims

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Barneys New York hired an anti-discrimination expert and agreed to have its chief executive meet with a civil rights group follow...

Jay Z Continues To Stay Silent On Barneys Situation

Posted 10.25.2013 | Black Voices

Jay Z is keeping quiet despite the rising pressure from fans, celebrities and civil rights groups for him to end his partnership with Barneys New York...

Kim Bhasin

Barneys' Racial Profiling Problem Stretches Back At Least 20 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business

Back in the spring of 1990, Johnnie Roberts was looking to celebrate a journalism award he had won. Roberts, who is black, headed to Barneys on 7th Av...

Another Black Shopper Accuses Barneys And NYPD Of Racism

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.25.2013 | Black Voices

UPDATE: Barneys has posted a response on their Facebook page in regards to the allegations of racial discrimination against the company. Post by ...

Kim Bhasin

Barneys New York: We're Not Racist!

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business

After a lawsuit was filed against Barneys New York this week accusing it of racial discrimination, the upscale retailer said Wednesday that it has "ze...