Barney’s agrees to pay $525K for profiling black customers

Trayvon Christian

Barney’s NY has agreed to pay $525,000 in fees and penalties for racially profiling two Barney’s customers.

The settlement was reached after a nine-month investigation by the New York state attorney general’s office.

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Are You Ok With This Actress Playing Missy Elliott?

Chattrisse Dolabaille and Missy Elliott

Canadian actress Chattrisse Dolabaille has been selected to play rapper producer Missy Elliott in the Lifetime biopic on the late singer Aaliyah‘s life.

The Internet melted down when a similarly hued actress, Zendaya Coleman, was chosen to play Aaliyah. Coleman, who is mixed, backed out of the project when the pressure became too much to bare.

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Have Beyonce and Jay Z Seen This Photo Yet?

Kim and Kanye

Power couple Kanye and Kim Kardashian-West seem to be saying it’s better to make Love — and not war — on an elevator. This photo is in obvious reference to Jay Z getting body slammed on an elevator by Beyonce’s unstable sister, Solange Knowles.

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Did Bow Wow Turn Lesbian Erica Mena Straight?

Bow Wow and Erica Mena

Bet 106 & Park host Shad Moss, formerly known as Bow Wow, has apparently turned “lesbian” Erica Mena straight.

As you know, the VH1 Love & Hip Hop: NY star was coupled up with fellow cast member Cyn Santana in what many are calling a manufactured for TV lesbian relationship. But the ladies took to radio and social media to prove that their forbidden love was genuine — and not scripted.

Erica Mena and Cyn Santana share a kiss at Celebrity Court of Dreams Charity Game

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If Your Son Died, Which Picture Would the News Media Use?

Which picture would they use

Which picture would they use

Whenever a young black male is unjustly murdered in a racially charged incident, the news media criminalizes the black male by purposefully broadcasting negative imagery of him.

This time his name is Mike Brown.

The 18-year-old was gunned down in the street on Saturday by a Ferguson, Mo. police officer who claims Brown went for his gun. The news media immediately set about to prove that Mike Brown was a thug who deserved to die.

For instance, the media chose to ignore positive imagery of Mike Brown wearing his high school graduation cap and gown. He was set to start college today.

Black Twitter united to expose the news media’s racist agenda by creating the hashtag #IfTheyGunnedMeDown.

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Celebrity Seed: Kim Kardashian, Carmelo Anthony, Gwen Stefani

Kim Kardashian & Daughter North Arrive at LAX in Matching Outfits To Catch a Flight

Socialite Kim Kardashian arrived at her apartment in Manhattan with baby daughter North West on Sunday. She was later seen arriving at LAX airport with baby North in Los Angeles. Nori wore a fashionable grey hoodie and lip gloss.
Photos: XactpiX/Splash News and TNYF/WENN.com

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Celebs Out & About: Jennifer Lopez, Tyra Banks, Selena Gomez

Celeberities attend a gifting suite

Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez attended a Spanx gifting suite at a private residence in Brentwood, Ca. on Sunday. She was dressed casually in a denim outfit and what appears to be a Chanel fringe bag. Also attending the gifting suite were Tyra Banks, Selena Gomez, Chrissy Teigen and Zoe Saldana, among others.

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Anonymous Threaten Ferguson Police Dept. in Wake of Mike Brown Police Shooting

Louis Head

Internet HACKtivist group Anonymous has spoken out against the senseless police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael “Mike Mike” Brown in Ferguson, Mo. on Saturday.

Police say Brown was shot multiple times after he wrestled a police officer for his gun. But witnesses say Brown had his hands in the air when he was shot at least six times.

The teenager had just graduated high school and was set to start college this week.

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