In a perfect world, black people wouldn’t face incessant discrimination over our choice of dress, dialect, impeccable seasoning prowess, or how we chose to do our hair.
A shopping trip to children’s clothing store The Children Place at the Capital City Mall in Camp Hill, Pa., turned ugly for Miriam Alejandro and her sister Carlita Alejandro last Thursday, when a simple request purportedly resulted in a standoff with an insulting sales associate. Miriam, who documented a portion of…
It may feel like it was three years ago that H&M got hemmed up for posting a racist photo of a young black child in a “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” sweatshirt, but in fact, it was just in January of this year—far too soon for the retail giant to get caught up in another anti-black mess.
A New York City retail landmark will be closing its doors, come January 2019; according to CNN Money, the legendary Henri Bendel will be closing its flagship location on the city’s Fifth Avenue, as well as its website and other 23 stores nationwide.
Like most of us, Madonna Wilburn loves a good deal. That’s partly why she’s an avid couponer. As the social studies and special education teacher told Yahoo Lifestyle, using coupons is a “way of life” for her, and she enjoys the problem-solving and math skills it involves.
Is there anywhere black people can go where they won’t be harassed? Wakanda doesn’t count because technically it’s fictional.
A Victoria’s Secret store in the Carriage Crossing mall in Collierville, Tenn., has issued an apology and offered a $100 gift card to a customer who was handcuffed and accused of shoplifting Monday after attempting to return an item to have a security tag removed. Instead of simply having the tag removed from her…
Another day, another shakedown just for being black.
Another day, another activity added to the list of things black people can’t do while being black.
Updated: Friday, May 11, 2018, 12:15 p.m. EDT: The Root received the following statement from Christi Graybill, vice president of e-commerce operations with Fuego:
With prom coming up, high school seniors Eric Rogers II and Dirone Taylor needed something to wear. So the pair hit up a Nordstrom Rack in Brentwood, Mo., along with their friend, college freshman Mekhi Lee, to lock down an outfit and accessories for the big night. But while they searched for clothes, they noticed…
Life catches up with you real fast, and three employees have been fired from an Old Navy after an Iowa man posted several videos detailing his encounter with management at the store located in West Des Moines.
A black man from Iowa is accusing employees at the West Des Moines Old Navy of racial profiling after he says they didn’t believe that he had already purchased the jacket he walked into the store wearing.
Empire star and recent author Gabourey Sidibe has recounted a “shopping while black” incident at a Chanel boutique in Chicago. In the essay titled, “My Money Is Green,” the actress wrote about her attempt to purchase glasses that was almost thwarted by a racist salesperson.