Racial Profiling Costs Macy’s $650,000

Source: Julissa Catalan /DiversityInc Following an 18-month investigation, Macy’s has agreed to pay a $650,000 settlement to address racial-profiling claims at its flagship store on 34th Street in New York City. The Herald Square store had been accused of disproportionately accusing Blacks and Latinos of shoplifting, and in some cases subjecting them to heightened surveillance procedures and even detention. The agreement—which …

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Watch: Innocent Seattle Black Man Maced, Assaulted, and Falsely Arrested by Mall Cop

Source: Osita Nwanevu/Slate An unarmed black bystander was maced near a pro-Palestine protest at Seattle’s Westlake Mall this past Saturday after a strange confrontation with a belligerent, shirtless white man. The bystander, 25-year-old Raymond Wilford, encountered the shirtless man outside the mall. According to witnesses, the latter individual was already on the scene and had been using racial slurs while …