Water Tower Place Get’s Called Out For Racially Profiling Black Youth

The mall will also like to get in contact with the six boys from the incident, bring them back to the mall to apologize to them in person. Read the full story here, on the Sun*times website.

My Thoughts Of This Story

Off of experience of growing up as a black male, I’ve experienced my fare share of racial discrimination. I’ve been targeted by store staff more times than I can count. And just like the group of boys, I wasn’t doing anything wrong.

And being unfairly targeted not only gave me a lasting negative image of the business who did it. It also made me feel violated and less than human.

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