Thursday, August 16, 2018

Tag: racial profiling

Milwaukee Activists Hopeful After Reaching Settlement to...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Community leaders working against disparities in the criminal justice system are greeting the settlement agreement in the ACLU's stop-and-frisk lawsuit against...

Milwaukee to Pay $3.4M For Willfully Targeting...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee agreed Tuesday to pay $3.4 million to settle a lawsuit alleging its police department spent years targeting black and Latino...

White Man Calls Police On Black Family...

In yet another case of racial profiling, a Black woman says she was harassed by a white pool-goer while she and her child were visiting the neighborhood

Ex-Teen Vogue Editor Shares Photos of Bruised...

Former Teen Vogue editor in chief Elaine Weltworth on Tuesday detailed a racial profiling incident that occurred when she used Uber.

Pennsylvania Man Seen Tasered by Police In...

A Pennsylvania man Tasered in the back by a Lancaster police officer while sitting on the curb last week is now suing the department,...

Woman Calls Police on Black Oregon Lawmaker...

An Oregon state representative said someone called the cops on her Tuesday while she was out canvassing door-to-door in a neighborhood she represents. Rep. Janelle...

Two Black Men Held at Gunpoint After...

A trip to the T-Mobile store proved near-deadly for two Black men who found themselves held at gunpoint by police.

Parent Accuses Toronto School of Racial Profiling...

A Toronto father is taking legal action after learning of a so-called "black list" of students at his son's high school meant to track "achievement gaps" among students of color.

Louisiana Chili’s Restaurant Under Fire After Calling...

Quietly chatting with friends in a restaurant parking lot is the latest addition to a growing list of things Black folks can't sd without having the cops called on them.

Bahama Breeze Manager Who Called Police on...

A Bahama Breeze restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio has fired a manager who called the cops on a group of Black sorority sisters to make sure...

Five Lawsuits Filed Against Portland-Area Businesses for...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Several African Americans are suing big-box stores and restaurants in Oregon, claiming employees at those places wrongly accused them of...

Maine Supermarket Sends Police to Customer’s Home...

A manager at a local grocery store in Saco, Maine reportedly sent police to a customer's home after he questioned a store policy. The incident...

White Property Owner Uses SUV to Prevent...

A Black doctor is outraged at a man she says racially profiled her when he used his SUV to block her from entering the gated community where she lives.

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Actor Darris Love Arrested...

Darris Love was shopping at a Los Angeles mall with his girlfriend last week when he says he was racially profiled and wrongly arrested as a burglary suspect.

Woman Forced to Strip In Front of...

https://youtu.be/t6fBleq-vrA A Detroit woman said she was "humiliated" after reportedly being forced to strip inside a Target store to prove she did not steal a...

Missouri Report: Blacks Stopped at Record-Breaking Numbers,...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nearly four years after protests in Ferguson raised concerns about racial profiling of blacks in Missouri, a report from the...

Hobby Lobby Employees Call Police on Black...

Black Man Alleges Racial Profiling After Hobby Lobby Employees Call Police on Him An Alabama man says he was racially profiled at a Hobby Lobby...

Man Spends 3 Months In Jail After...

BOSTON (AP) — Emory Ellis, a black homeless man in Boston, was hungry so he went to Burger King one morning in 2015. But...

Woman Left Humiliated After Being Searched at...

A San Jose woman said she's considering legal action against Macy's after she claims she was racially profiled and accused of shoplifting at the...

CNN Panelists Take on White People’s Obliviousness...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YG54Q2g0k74 Racial profiling is nothing new to the Black community, but other cultures seem to dismiss the incidents, its impact and frequency. However, recent events...

A Nosy White Neighbor Is to Blame...

https://www.facebook.com/directedbykells/videos/10160498802620121/ A trip to California turned sour for a group of Black filmmakers last week after they said they were swarmed by police and detained...