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November 26, 2013

Barneys and Macy’s “No Show” at City Council Hearing

Looks like Barneys and Macy’s are doing exactly what they want African-Americans to do: Not show up.

In New York, 17 chief retail stores are being given this Friday as a deadline to provide information with regard to their handling of shoppers they suspect are stealing.

On Wednesday, the City Council at a hearing received statements form Macy’s and Barneys New York, which deny singling out customers and following them, as the allegations suggest.

However, representatives of the two major companies failed to appear.

Councilman Jumaane Williams called the entire situation “staggering,” as reported by the Huffington Post.

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