Trayon Christian

Shoppers on 5th Avenue. (file/credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sharpton: Retailers To List Shoppers’ ‘Bill Of Rights’

The Rev. Al Sharpton says civil rights leaders met Monday with representatives from retail chains including Barneys, Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & Taylor and The Gap.

12/09/2013

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

Report: Barneys Staff Had Nothing To Do With Alleged Profiling Incidents

In a report released Tuesday, Barneys said it never asked its employees to check out two African-American customers who said they were victims of racial profiling.

11/19/2013

Rev. Al Sharpton meets with Barneys CEO Mark Lee on Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: Al Sharpton)

Sharpton, Barneys CEO Discuss Racial Profiling During ‘Candid’ Meeting

Two black customers accused the luxury store of racial profiling last week after they said they were detained by police on suspicion of credit card fraud after lawfully purchasing expensive items.

10/29/2013

Macy's Herald Square, as seen in March 2013. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Growing Calls For Investigation Into Alleged Racial Profiling At NYC Department Stores

Brooklyn State Sen. Eric Adams wants the New York City’s Commission on Human Rights to look into reports of unfair treatment of African-American shoppers.

10/28/2013

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