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Michael Palillo

Jay-Z points as Beyonce looks on during the 2013 NBA All-Star game at the Toyota Center on Feb. 17, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Sharpton, Jay-Z Weigh-In On Claims Of Racial Profiling At Barneys

The Rev. Al Sharpton on Saturday called threatened to boycott the luxury retailer Barneys, in response to allegations by shoppers who claimed they were racially profiled.

10/26/2013

The front window of Barneys New York(Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Discrimination Suit At Barneys New York Is Quickly Becoming Jay-Z’s Problem

In response to charges of racial profiling at Barneys, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said it’s a daily phenomenon for police officers to be called in by high-end retailers to investigate suspected shoplifting and credit card fraud.

10/25/2013

The front window of Barneys New York(Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Barneys Pledges Policy Review After Racial Profiling Claim

Barneys New York department store said Thursday it has reached out to community leaders to start a dialogue.

10/24/2013

Trayon Christian (Facebook)

Attorney: Student Racially Profiled By Barneys, NYPD After Buying $300 Belt

City College of Technology student Trayon Christian, 19, said the store and police targeted him because they didn’t think he could afford a $300 Ferragamo belt.

10/23/2013