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U.S. apologizes after Bollywood superstar detained at New York airport

The United States on Friday apologized and denied charges of racial profiling after Indian film superstar Shah Rukh Khan said he was held by authorities after jetting in on a private plane. India lodged a diplomatic complaint after Khan said he was detained for more than 90 minutes on Thursday…

Police probe Tyler Perry racial profiling charge

A US police force is investigating two of its officers after Tyler Perry accused them of racial profiling for stopping him in his car and questioning him in a “hostile” manner, a spokesman said. The African-American writer-director made the allegations regarding an incident in Atlanta, Georgia, in which he performed…

ACLU urges Senate to support ban on racial profiling

The American Civil Liberties Union has called on the U.S. Senate to pass legislation that would prohibit local, state and federal law enforcement agencies from racially profiling suspected criminals. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the End Racial Profiling Act in 2011, but the bill has not yet been taken up…

Former NBA star John Amaechi barred from hometown gay club: he’s ‘big & black & could be trouble’

Via Towleroad, a clear sign that it’s not a post-racial society across the pond either. Bonus points in this case for these clubs employing a shared security system to do their racial profiling and have closed ranks regarding the controversy. “When Amaechi questioned the decision, the doorman said it was…

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