“The two occupants just look like people that were involved in a robbery,” the officer says. “The driver looks more like one of our suspects, just ‘cause of the wide set nose,” the officer continues.
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Supreme Court justice Manuel Mendez says Macy’s abused a state law statue that allows retailers to temporarily detain and fine said persons. The state law was created to prevent teens who were detained for allegedly shoplifting from racking up criminal records.
Many people believed that the hijacker may have been affiliated with ISIS, but he took over the plane because he wanted to give a letter to his ex-wife.
A New Jersey police chief who allegedly wrote an email defending racial profiling of “suspicious Black people in White neighborhoods,” has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the correspondence.
Cincinnati police launch an internal investigation of an officer’s arrest of a Black man for jaywalking. The man self-recorded the video and claims his rights were violated.
About a dozen Black NYPD officers filed a lawsuit against their department claiming they were pressured to implement racism in their practices.
Trayon Christian was awarded $45,000 from the company this week. The incident happened in April 2013, when the then 19-year-old went to the Manhattan location to purchase a $348 Ferragamo belt. Barneys employees allegedly believed he bought the belt with a fraudulent credit card.
Antonio Ammons, 18, was arrested by a resource officer at Bolivar Central High School along with another student for “indecent exposure” in November.
Six men and a woman were accused of producing and distributing nearly 10,800 “2 Ride” passes in violation of policy for Tulsa City Transit. The workers, however, were simply doing as they were told by supervisors, their lawyer says.
Ben Carson dismissed the fact that Black men and women are being disproportionately targeted by police, saying he needed more “evidence” that profiling exists in law enforcement.