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Barneys New York Hires Civil Rights Pro Amid Discrimination Claims

Author: Reuters, Published on: 25 October 2013

Barneys New York hired an anti-discrimination expert and agreed to have its chief executive meet with a civil rights group following allegations that the luxury store racially profiled black customers, a spokeswoman said on Friday…[T]wo black customers said they were stopped by police and questioned about expensive purchases they made at the Manhattan store…Barneys posted an apology on its Facebook page late on Thursday and said it was taking steps to address the allegations…

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