All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Racial Profiling’

Charles Barkley Calls For Rational Race Discussion In America

Former NBA star Charles Barkley is backing up the grand jury decision to not indict the white police officer who was involved in the shooting of 19-year-old teenager, Michael Brown last August. The outspoken basketball player-turned-commentator called the idea of white cops profiling black people “ridiculous,” in his recent interview with CNN. Barkley called looters in the Ferguson riots “scumbags.” …

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Earl Sampson Arrested 62 Times; Racial Profiling?

Can you imagine being arrested dozens of times for simply trying to go to work? This is what one Miami area man, Earl Sampson, has endured over the past four years. Sampson, who works at a convenience store, has been either stopped or arrested around 300 times near his job for trespassing. As Sampson is black, many people are wondering …

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American Music Awards: Macklemore Speaks Out

The American Music Awards are all about the music, the glamour and the excitement of the event itself–but especially about the awards handed out during the event to top talent. Rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis felt the AMAs worked as a forum for a far more serious topic, too. Macklemore spoke out about racial profiling. “Due to the fact that …

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Employee Arrested 62 Times For “Trespassing” At Work

Imagine working at a convenient store and being arrested for trespassing. Imagine for four years, you’re stopped 258 times by the police. Imagine being searched more than 100 times. Imagine being arrested and put in jail 56 times, with your highest criminal offense being possession of marijuana. This is all happening in Miami Gardens, Florida to a man named Earl …

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Jay Z Will Continue Collaboration With Barneys

Despite the recent claims of racial profiling that have been filed against the store recently, Jay Z has said that he will continue his business partnership with Barneys. Jay Z is certainly one of the most successful celebrities who have decided to turn to business, and does not want to jeopardize his business relationship, however some things will be changing. …

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Harvard Professor Says Google’s Ads Are Racially Discriminating

Harvard professor Latanya Sweeney has put together a report saying that Google is racially discriminating with some of its ads. Google, of course, says this is not the case. Still, it’s an interesting, if incomplete study. Here’s the abstract: A Google search for a person’s name, such as “Trevon Jones”, may yield a personalized ad for public records about Trevon …

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