Blac Youngsta

Memphis rapper Blac Youngsta says he was racially profiled by Atlanta police and a local bank after he withdrew $200,000 of his own money from his bank account.

Youngsta, whose real name is Sam Benson, tells 11 Alive News that the incident unfolded on Friday at the Wells Fargo Bank on Peachtree Street.

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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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Juror #8 in Michael Dunn murder trial

One of the 2 black female jurors on the Michael Dunn jury has spoken out on whether racism was a factor in the jury deliberations.

Dunn, 47, was convicted on 4 of 5 counts against him in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis following an argument over loud rap music.

Juror #8 said race was not a factor in convicting Dunn on 3 counts of 2nd degree attempted murder and 1 count of throwing a missile.

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Police Take White Teen Away From Black Legal Guardians

The mother of a white teen who was taken away from her black legal guardians by Houston police officers is questioning the actions of the police.

13-year-old Landry Thompson, from Oklahoma, was in the care of her two legal guardians, who are black, when she was snatched by police after the trio arrived in Houston for dance training.

Dance instructor Emmanuel Hurd, his boyfriend, Josiah Kelly, and Landry were tired after a long day at the dance studio. The trio stopped at a gas station to get directions back to their hotel. After dozing off in the car, they awoke to find the car surrounded by police.

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Jay Z releases a statement

Barney’s has canceled the big holiday event that Jay Z hoped would cement his brand in the high end retailing world. The 45-year-old rap mogul had hoped to be center stage at the well-heeled Barney’s-sponsored holiday bash to launch his Barney’s Collection on Nov. 20.

But according to WWD.com, Barney’s canceled the holiday party which was to be held at a private, off-site location.

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