Racial Profiling

Man Claims He Was Pulled Over, Profiled for Being WhiteAn Annapolis man is suing the city, accusing police officers of unlawfully stopping and searching his vehicle several times because he was a white man in a neighborhood with predominantly African-American and Latino residents.
Stores Using Shoplifting-Reporting App Accused Of Racial ProfilingSome businesses in a trendy, upscale part of Washington D.C. are being accused of racial profiling after statistics from a shoplifting-reporting app were revealed.
Fashion Chain Zara Accused Of Racially Profiling CustomersFashion store chain Zara is making headlines again after a report released Monday suggest that they profile black shoppers and treat employees of color unequal.
Judge Awards Court Fees in Racial Profiling CaseA Maryland judge has granted full court costs and attorney fees to plaintiffs in a case seeking records of racial profiling complaints against the Maryland State Police.
Driving While Black? App Developers Aim to HelpThough the developers of the soon-to-be released "Driving While Black" smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don't want users searching for it.
U.S. Unveils Federal Law Enforcement Profiling BanThe Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics, protocols the Justice Department hopes could be a model for local departments as the nation tackles questions about the role race plays in policing.
Obama Administration Releases New Racial Profiling Guidance To Law EnforcementThe Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics, protocols the Justice Department hopes could be a model for local departments as the nation tackles questions about the role race plays in policing.
Holder Announces Plan To Target Racial ProfilingAttorney General Eric Holder will soon unveil long-planned Justice Department guidance aimed at ending racial profiling.
Macy's to Pay $650,000 in Shopper-Profiling Probe The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.
Report Calls for Review of D.C. Tinted Window Law A new report says District of Columbia police officers need better training on enforcing the law on tinted vehicle windows.
Local Lawmakers Seek To End Legal Racial ProfilingThe death of Trayvon Martin is one reason behind renewed efforts by 18 U.S. Senators and 40 Representatives, including seven local lawmakers, to pass a bill that aims to end racial profiling.
Obama's Time as State Senator Offers Clues on Feelings About Trayvon Martin CaseBarack Obama's efforts as an Illinois state senator offer some of the clearest clues as to how America's first black president feels about an issue that's polarizing a nation roiled by the shooting death of black teenager Trayvon Martin.

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