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Rob Brown At "Treme" Premiere.Actor Rob Brown is seeking justice for allegedly being racially profiled in Macy’s. He recently filed a lawsuit against the department store giant. Although the “Treme” star is just filing the lawsuit, the incident that caused the lawsuit happened in June.


According to Brown, he went shopping in Macy’s flagship store in New York City’s Herald Square to pick up a gift for his mother who was graduating college. When he went in the store, he picked out a Movado watch that cost about $1,300. After he paid for the watch with his credit card, he went looking for a pair of sunglasses, but was stopped by three white men he believes were plain clothed New York police officers.

Rob Brown alleges he was immediately falsely accused of credit card fraud in front of other shoppers. He claims to have been hndcuffed and walked through the store as if…

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