Monthly Archives: October, 2013

Al Sharpton threatens boycott over Barneys alleged racial profiling

Barneys has been sued for alleged racial profiling. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Nissy-KITAQ)

Barneys has been sued for alleged racial profiling. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Nissy-KITAQ)

Two African American Barneys New York customers were questioned by police after making high-end purchases. On Saturday, Rev. Al Sharpton threatened to boycott the store if it doesn’t adequately address accusations of racial profiling.

Per The Raw Story, Sharpton said, “We’ve gone from stop and frisk to shop and frisk, and we [African American New Yorkers] are not going to take it . . . are not going to live in a town where our money is considered suspect and everyone else’s money is respected.” He said the holidays are coming and picketing on the corner might be an appropriate course of action . . .

Click here for more on Barneys alleged racial profiling.

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Halle Berry and hubby welcome baby boy

Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez at Variety's 4th Annual Power of Women event in Beverly Hills. (Photo: Reuters)

Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez at Variety’s 4th Annual Power of Women event in Beverly Hills. (Photo: Reuters)

 

 

Actress and Revlon spokesmodel Halle Berry, 47, and husband Olivier Martinez welcomed a baby boy at Cedar-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles on Saturday.

The couple married in France in July, and Martinez, 47, also an actor reportedly told People, he and Berry “have decided on a name that’s great in both the U.S. and France” . . .

Click here to read about Berry and Martinez’s new arrival.