Lately there has been a rash of stores hauling African American’s in the back claiming that they committed theft. These false identifications and accusations have been very prevalent in the media. Most recently, a 59-year-old African-American woman was awarded $105,000 by an Oregon jury after being falsely accused of shoplifting at an H&M store.
Just like the teenager at Barney’s in New York, Brenda Moaning says that although she had all receipts for the items in her bag, she was yanked into a backroom by her arm like a common crook.In 2011 Brenda Moaning entered an H&M store at Clackamas Town Center in Oregon.. Security cameras immediately zoomed in on the well dressed woman and committed to following her around the store. Before she left the H&M branch she would be hauled into the back room by loss prevention officers. Click on Page 2 Below to continue reading.