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Black Student Wins Settlement Over Alleged Barneys Profiling

New York Daily News | Lilly Workneh | Posted 01.21.2016 | Black Voices

A young black man who claimed Barneys and the New York Police Department profiled him for credit card fraud because he bought a $349 belt has won a $...

Kim Bhasin

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

The Inside Game: Why Jay Z Shouldn't Back Out of Barney's Deal

Shamara McCoy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Shamara McCoy

This may not be the prevailing view in the Black community, but I don't think Jay Z should drop out of his upcoming holiday collaboration with Barney's. Now before you unleash a barrage of nasty criticism in the comment box, just hear me out.

Sharpton Threatens Boycott After Barney's Accused Of Racial Profiling

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS and NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 12.26.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z — under increasing pressure to back out of a collaboration with the luxury store Barneys New York after it ...

Civil Rights Group Seeks Meeting With Barneys CEO Following Racism Controversy

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA and JAKE PEARSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Barneys New York department store, accused of racially profiling shoppers, said Thursday it has retained a civil ri...

Kim Bhasin

Barneys New York: We're Not Racist! | 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...

Black College Student Reportedly Arrested For Buying A Designer Belt (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.24.2013 | Black Voices

UPDATE: Barneys has posted a response on their Facebook page, providing clarification about employee participation in the incident. (function(d,...