Monday, May 20, 2019

Tag: racial profiling

Colorado Cop Who Detained Black College Student...

A police officer in Boulder, Colo., has stepped down after a department investigation found he violated two rules when he followed, questioned  and threatened...

‘You Called Me Three Different Names!’ Houston...

A Houston father was faced with a tense confrontation with a deputy who accused him of being a fugitive from Louisiana. Now,...

‘Here We Are Again’: Florida Starbucks Employee...

A Florida man is irate following an alleged racial profiling incident when he used the restroom of a local Starbucks.

Black Campaign Worker Arrested While Campaigning for...

An African-American man accused of acting suspicious and harassing an Iowa policeman has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing, The Des Moines Register reported. A Polk...

Fishers Police Accused of Racial Profiling...

A police department in the Indianapolis suburb of Fishers, Indiana, is doing damage control after posting a picture of an African-American man outside a...

Michigan City Moves to Criminalize Calling Police...

A Michigan city is taking steps to criminalize dialing 911 on people of color for simply living their lives. Leaders in Grand Rapids are set...

White Detroit Woman in ‘Gardening While Black’...

A white Detroit woman accused of repeatedly fabricating claims against an African-American man to police has hired a lawyer known for representing white supremacist...

West Virginia Woman’s Fanciful Story That She...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A woman who told police that an Egyptian man had tried to kidnap her daughter from a West Virginia shopping...

Black N.J. School Board Member Hit With...

A New Jersey school board member has 30 days to file an appeal after a state education ethics commission recommended a six–month suspension following...

Baltimore Law Firm Sees Uptick in Calls...

The Baltimore law firm representing a Maryland Legal Aid attorney who filed a complaint against the Harford County Sheriff's Office alleging discrimination last week says...

‘Guns and Drugs Go Together’: Video Shows...

Four young Black men are believed to have been racially profiled after they were stopped and handcuffed by police near Virginia University of Lynchburg...

Kansas Black Man Held at Gunpoint, Handcuffed...

The Kansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday asked state officials to investigate after a black man was detained by police...

‘There’s No Way’: California Police Report Almost...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's first-in-the-nation attempt to track racial profiling complaints against police produced numbers so unrealistically small that the board overseeing the...

Florida Woman Alleges Racial Profiling After Being...

An outraged Florida woman says she was the victim of racial profiling after being falsely accused of shoplifting at an H&M store at the...

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.