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Al Sharpton threatens boycott of Barneys over racial profiling

The civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton is threatening to boycott the luxury New York retailer Barneys over allegations by shoppers that they were racially profiled there. “We’ve gone from stop and frisk to shop and frisk, and we are not going to take it,” Sharpton said on Saturday, adding…

‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters march on Chase Bank in NYC

Thousands of protesters marched in New York and Washington on Saturday as part of a global day of “outrage” against corporate greed that has seen rowdy demonstrations in dozens of countries. In New York, the protesters headed to Chase Bank in support of around 14,000 workers sacked by the lender…