An actress who accused Los Angeles police of racial profiling when they investigated a report she was having sex with her boyfriend in a parked car has been ordered to apologize to officers as part of a plea deal.
Actress Taraji P. Henson apologized Friday for claiming her son had been racially profiled during a traffic stop in Glendale after video of the encounter was released, raising questions about the claim.
When law enforcement officers from around the U.S. visit the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles for training these days, they are faced with a choice between entering a door marked “prejudiced” and another marked “unprejudiced.”
Controversial actress Daniele Watts, who made headlines when she claimed to be the victim of racial profiling by police, spoke to law students at USC on Monday night.
Actress Danielle Watts, who was handcuffed on Sept. 11 by an LAPD sergeant, says she refuses to apologize for accusing the department of racial profiling, against the demands of civil rights leaders.
An LAPD sergeant who had been falsely accused of racial profiling by an actress is speaking out against his own department for the investigation that followed the incident.
Civil rights leaders Friday called for a “Django Unchained” actress to apologize after claiming Los Angeles Police Department officers racially profiled her.
In Los Angeles Saturday, a large group of about 200 — including stars like Kobe Bryant — rallied for peace and justice.
A mediation program, aimed at addressing racial profiling complaints lodged against Los Angeles Police Department officers, has been agreed to by the city’s Police Commission.
Los Angeles prosecutors won’t file criminal charges against six University of Southern California students who were arrested after party-noise complaints — arrests that prompted claims of racial profiling.
Despite earlier media reports, charges have not been dropped against six USC students arrested earlier this month at a party, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office said Thursday.
USC students filled a campus auditorium Tuesday, voicing frustration and demanding answers from police and campus security after a party’s shutdown Sunday morning ended with six students arrested and allegations of racial profiling.
A report concludes that the Los Angeles Police Department has improved the way it handles complaints of racial profiling and biased policing.
The federal government is warning the Los Angeles Police Department to do more to combat racial profiling by officers.