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Barneys Moves To Crack Down On Racial Profiling

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 01.27.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Barneys New York says it will start monitoring the police as they monitor shoppers in its flagship Manhattan store. An internal Bar...

Barneys Points Finger At NYPD For Racial Profiling

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- In a review commissioned by Barneys New York, an attorney found the luxury store does not have a written or unwritten policy to prof...

Kim Bhasin

Barneys Workers Say The Store Really Is Ridiculously Racist | 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....

An Open Letter to Jay-Z: One Thing You Could Say About Barneys That Might Matter

Rashad Robinson | Posted 12.25.2013 | Black Voices
Rashad Robinson

To be honest with you, I couldn't care less whether you keep Barneys' money. It won't change a reality of more than 700,000 people -- mostly Black and Latino -- stopped and frisked by the NYPD in a single year.

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...

Kim Bhasin

Barneys' Racial Profiling Problem Stretches Back At Least 20 Years | 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...

Barneys Accused Of Racial Profiling Once Again By Another Shopper

AP | Posted 10.24.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Another shopper is accusing Barneys New York of racial profiling. Kayla Phillips, who is black, says police questioned ...