Treme Actor Settles ‘Shopping While Black’ Lawsuit With Macy’s

Source: /The Root.Cpm

Actor Rob Brown, 30, has reached a settlement in principle with the department store after a suit in which he alleged that he was handcuffed and accused of using a fake credit card to buy his mother a $1,300 watch. 

Brown, who was handcuffed and accused of using a fake credit card while trying to purchase a watch for his mother at Macy’s flagship store in New York’s Herald Square, has settled his lawsuit against the department store.

 

According to the New York Daily News, Brown has reached an agreement in his “shop-and-frisk racial profiling” lawsuit.

 

“The court has been informed that the parties have reached a settlement in principle,” Manhattan Federal Judge Lorna Schofield wrote in court papers viewed by the Daily News Thursday.

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