Racial Profiling

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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.

08/20/2014

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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.

11/26/2013

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Local Lawmakers Seek To End Legal Racial Profiling

The 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.

07/31/2013

File photo of Barack Obama taken in 2006. (credit: MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s Time as State Senator Offers Clues on Feelings About Trayvon Martin Case

Barack 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.

07/18/2013

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