Web Toolbar by Wibiya
Login | Sign Up AnonymousUser
twiter
New to Comunitee?


or Sign Up with Email

Lifestyle

>> FASHION SHOW Latest News

OCT 29, 2013 - Huffington Post

A Must Read - Share

Barneys And Macy's Racial Discrimination Cases Stir Talk Of 'Shopping While Black'

-- The usual scenario involves suspicious glances, inattentive clerks or rude service — not handcuffs. Yet when a black teen said he was wrongly jailed after buying a $350 belt at a Manhattan luxury store, it struck a nerve in African-Americans accustomed to finding that their money is not necessarily as good as everyone else's. Shopping while black, they say, can be a humiliating experience. Much attention has been paid to the issue over the years — Oprah Winfrey complained that a Swiss clerk did not think she could afford a $38,000 handbag, and even President Barack Obama has said he was ... Read More

Tags: Barneys And Macy's Racial Discrimination Cases Stir Talk Of 'Shopping While Black',  Fashion Show Latest News