Tag Archives: racial discrimination

  • NYC Barneys Settles ‘Shopping While Black’ Lawsuits for $525,000

    Aug 12, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle allegations that it deliberately targeted minorities entering its Madison Ave. flagship store. The New York Daily News reports: State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s investigators heard from customers and former employees that a pattern of racial profiling began last year when the high-end store tried to crack down […]

  • London Louis Vuitton Store Sued for Racial Discrimination

    Jul 3, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Louis Vuitton is in hot water for racist remarks reportedly made by a former manager at the brand’s shop inside London department store Selfridges, reports FashionTimes.com. Ex employee Oliver Koffi is reportedly suing the label for racial discrimination and harassment, Fashionista reported. According to Koffi, a store manager told an African employee that “black people […]

  • Black Employee Fired For Complaints About ‘Racist’ Benjamin Moore Paint Names

    Jul 1, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *Clinton Tucker was not happy with his employer naming a paint color after him. Perhaps he would have felt differently if the name was something of a more complimentary nature like, “Totally Tucker” or “Cool Clinton.” But he felt the name given to a deep chocolate paint color that held his name was racist, and […]

  • UPS Sued for Racial Discrimination in Kentucky

    Jun 12, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *A group of eight current and former employees of United Parcel Service in Kentucky are suing the company saying they faced racial discrimination, poor treatment based on race and retaliation after they complained. The men also contend an effigy of a black UPS employee hung from the ceiling outside the manager’s office for four days, […]

  • Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Ban on Affirmative Action in College Admissions

    Apr 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *The Supreme Court dealt another blow to affirmative action programs Tuesday, upholding the right of states to ban racial preferences in university admissions. The decision came in a case brought by Michigan, where a voter-approved initiative banning affirmative action had been tied up in court for a decade. Seven other states — California, Florida, Washington, […]

  • Jennie Garth Furious After LA Club Turned Away her Black Friends

    Apr 8, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Jennie Garth, best known as Kelly Taylor from “Beverly Hills 90210,” is accusing a Hollywood club of racial discrimination after claiming the bouncers turned away her three friends … who happened to black males. According to TMZ, Jennie’s people claim the she went to DBA Monday night with two white girlfriends and three black men. […]