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Boycott Threatened After Racial Profiling Claims At Macy's, Barneys

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November 04, 2013 AT 9:15 PM
The Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders in New York on Monday threatened a holiday season shopping boycott after meeting with Macy's Chairman Terry Lundgren to discuss accusations of racial profiling of shoppers. Sharpton, who held a similar private meeting last week with the chief executive of upscale retailer Barneys New York, set Wednesday as the deadline for Macy's to submit a written plan to prevent the kind of discrimination alleged by two black shoppers last month.