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Racial Profiling

  1. racism
    Terrible Woman Reaffirms That She’s TerribleMiya Ponsetto, who attacked a Black teenager and accused him of stealing her phone, gave a jaw-droppingly rude interview to Gayle King.
  2. racism
    A Woman Falsely Accused a Black Teenager of Stealing Her PhoneHere’s everything we know about the incident involving “Soho Karen,” which is under investigation by the NYPD and the Manhattan DA.
  3. fashion
    Anthropologie Accused of Racially Profiling Black CustomersFormer employees say they were instructed to identify Black shoppers as “Nick” or “Nicky” and follow them around stores.
  4. donald trump
    Arpaio’s Senate Candidacy Is Not Just a Bad JokeSheriff Joe Arpaio lost his job in 2016 and then was pardoned by Donald Trump. Now he’s running for the Senate and has some serious support.
  5. Trump Pondering Pardon for Racial Profiler Joe ArpaioAs he dragged his feet on condemning racist violence this weekend, the president was thinking fondly of the nativist demagogue Joe Arpaio.
  6. Ejected by Voters, ‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ Could Wind Up in PrisonIt’s been a long way down for Joe Arpaio since he lost reelection last year. And now he’s been convicted of contempt of court, and could be jailed.
  7. Muhammad Ali Jr. Says He Was Detained at Airport AgainHe was on the way home from speaking to U.S. lawmakers about his first detention in which he was allegedly asked about his name and religion.
  8. racial profiling
    Lindsay Lohan Says She Was Racially Profiled for Wearing a Headscarf“How would another woman who doesn’t feel comfortable taking off her headscarf feel?”
  9. crimes and misdemeanors
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio Charged With Criminal Contempt Over Racial ProfilingThe charges come just two weeks before he stands for reelection.
  10. Maine Governor Paul LePage’s Binder Full of Drug Dealers Exposes His Racist LieHe said 90 percent of Maine’s drug arrests were people of color. He was lying.
  11. Trump: America Needs to Racially Profile Muslims Like They Do in IsraelHe also predicted more attacks following the NYC bombing and congratulated himself for declaring it a bombing before the NYPD did.
  12. injustices
    Riz Ahmed Pens a Thoughtful Essay on Airport Detentions and Hollywood Roles“The holding pen was filled with 20 slight variations of my own face, all staring at me — kind of like a Bollywood remake of Being John Malkovich.”
  13. racism
    Maine Governor Suggests People of Color and Hispanics Are the ‘Enemy’Governor LePage had challenged a state lawmaker to “prove that I’m a racist” just a day earlier.
  14. Trump Says Fight Against ISIS Could Require Racial ProfilingHe also said that he would “throw out” Muslims with “extreme views” like the Orlando shooter’s father.
  15. order in the court
    Barneys Just Settled With the Customer From Its Racial-Profiling SuitTo the tune of $45,000.
  16. everyday racism
    TSA Will Finally Stop Searching Black Women’s Hair for No ReasonNatural hair is not a national security threat.
  17. legal troubles
    Actress in ‘Kissing While Black’ Case Charged for Alleged Sex in PublicShe and her boyfriend are facing lewd conduct charges.
  18. can u not
    NYPD Reportedly Told Black Teens in Park Slope to ‘Get Out of the Neighborhood’According to a woman who witnessed the incident.
  19. racial profiling
    TMZ Releases Audio of ‘Kissing While Black’ StopTMZ accuses the actress of “playing the race card.”
  20. racial profiling
    Black Women Accused of Prostitution at Hip HotelAnother ugly instance of racial profiling.
  21. racial profiling
    Actress Allegedly Cuffed for Kissing While BlackPolice say they were responding a public indecency complaint.
  22. new york’s finest
    Men of Color More Likely to Receive Summones Not exactly surprising.
  23. bill de blasio’s new york
    De Blasio Drops Another Bloomberg NYPD LawsuitThe new mayor again undoes the work of the old one.
  24. racial profiling
    Retail Task Force Tries to Fix Racial ProfilingBut is a Customers Bill of Rights enough?
  25. shop and frisk
    Barneys Exec Very Slightly Injured at ‘Shop-and-Frisk’ MeetingNot the most graceful exit.
  26. Barneys Checked, and It’s Pretty Sure It’s Not Doing Any Racial ProfilingThe NYPD begs to differ.
  27. lawsuits
    Latest Macy’s Profiling Accusation Is From a CopWho says the charge got her fired.
  28. lawsuits
    Barneys Proceeds With Jay-Z Collab Unveiling [Updated]Party or not.
  29. mister elusive
    Kanye Wore a Confederate Flag to BarneysPerhaps it’s more shocking that he repeated an outfit twice in one week.
  30. party chat
    Selita Ebanks: Racial Profiling Is ‘Old News’And Dascha Polanco agrees.
  31. shop and frisk
    NYPD Points Finger Back at Barneys for Racial ProfilingNo one comes out looking good.
  32. backlashes
    Barneys Enlists Al Sharpton’s Help in Racial-Profiling AccusationsCEO Mark Lee will meet with the Reverend next week.
  33. lawsuits
    Macy’s Also Accused of Profiling Black Shopper for Buying Fancy ThingsIn this case, the actor Rob Brown.
  34. crimes and misdemeanors
    NYPD Arrested Black Teenager for Buying a Nice BeltHe’s suing.
  35. the third terminator
    Mayor Bloomberg: ‘Nobody Racially Profiles’Nobody!
  36. stop and frisk
    NYPD: Sure, Stop-and-Frisks Are Way Up, But Murders Are Down Since January, there were 11 percent more stop-and-frisks than a year ago.
  37. nypd
    Poll: New Yorkers Don’t Really Seem to Care About NYPD’s Muslim SurveillanceAccording to a new poll.
  38. religion
    Police Commish Ray Kelly Admits Involvement With Anti-Muslim Film, Says He Regrets ItRegrets, he’s had a few.
  39. religion
    NYPD Training Included a Scary Anti-Muslim Propaganda FilmThe department denied the movie was widely seen, but that’s not really true.
  40. crimes and misdemeanors
    Court Will Hear Allegations of NYPD’s Racial ProfilingJudge refuses to toss lawsuit on “stop and frisk” strategy.
  41. crossing over
    Where Are All the Arizonans Willing to Stand Up for Racial Profiling?A hidden-camera show can’t find any.
  42. cable news
    Talk Box: Cable News Prefers Profiling to Pat-Downs in TSA DebateBut liberal talker Ed Schultz dissents with a Rush Limbaugh/Fox News conspiracy theory.
  43. early and often
    Arizona Sheriff With a Fondness for Racial Profiling: ‘I’m a Poster Boy on This Issue.’Anti-immigrant rhetoric is a vote-getter.
  44. racial profiling
    United Airlines Mistakes Pakistani Military Delegation for TerroristsUnited Airlines had a hard time telling them apart.