Racial Profiling

The Audacity of White: Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller Live-Tweets Standoff with SWAT Team

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Well, well, well, file this one under: Only in America. Yesterday, former UFC fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller was engaged in a standoff with local police and SWAT officers at his home in Mission Viejo, California, after being served with multiple warrants for his arrest. Instead...

Recent Police Stop in D.C. Illuminated in Black and White

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In most of America’s cities, many neighborhoods remain segregated by race. Washington, D.C. (a city, it should be noted that does not have white working class) is no exception. Certain neighborhoods have been predominantly upscale and white for decades and this can lead to racial...

Ohio Police Threatens to Give Couple’s Newborn to Child Protective Services During Traffic Stop

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A new video of Ohio police misconduct and racial profiling has gone viral. On Wednesday, 34-year-old Andre Stockett and Karthyn Said were driving with their two-week old baby when police pulled them over and asked for Said’s license. Stockett sensed something was not right and...

LAPD “Confuses” Black Actress for a Prostitute

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Daniele Watts is an actress who currently stars in Martin Lawrence’s “Partners” tv show and was also in “Django Unchained”, but over the weekend, none of that prevented her from being racially profiled by the LAPD. Watts’ took to her Facebook page to explain the ordeal. “Today I...

Barneys Agrees To Pay $525K To Settle Racial Profiling Allegations

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Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle allegations that minorities entering its Madison Ave. flagship store were unfairly profiled.  In regards to an investigation, State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman listened to first hand accounts from customers and former employees that showed a pattern of racial profiling after...