A small group of demonstrators gathered at the Manhattan storefront of Barneys New York on Wednesday to express outrage over black customers' complaints they were stopped by police after making luxury purchases.
The protest, organized by Brooklyn pastor the Rev. Clinton Miller, coincided with an investigation by the state attorney general into security practices at Barneys and fellow retailer... » more
A civil rights organization on Thursday demanded a meeting with the CEO of Barneys New York and threatened to picket the luxury department store in Manhattan after two black customers said they were stopped by police after making expensive purchases.
Trayon Christian, 19, of Queens said after he bought a $349 Ferragamo belt on April 29 he was handcuffed and detained for two hours before being... » more