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OCT 26, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Barneys New York Hires Civil Rights Pro Amid Discrimination Claims

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Barneys New York hired an anti-discrimination expert and agreed to have its chief executive meet with a civil rights group following allegations that the luxury store racially profiled black customers, a spokeswoman said on Friday. Reverend Al Sharpton's National Action Network demanded the sitdown with CEO Mark Lee, scheduled for early next week, after two black customers said they were stopped by police and questioned about expensive purchases they made at the Manhattan store. "I felt helpless, confused, demeaned, humiliated and ... Read More

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