Oregon Lawmaker Claims Daughter was Racially Profiled in Mall Parking Lot

Maria Perez
Sep 27, 2019 - 11:59

A Black lawmaker from Oregon said her daughter was racially profiled when a mall security guard asked her and her friends, who were sitting in their car, to leave the parking lot because they were “loitering.” Oregon House Representative Janelle Bynum wrote on Facebook on September 21 that her 17-year-old daughter, Chrissy, and her friends were racially profiled while sitting in a car at the Clackamas Town Center in Portland, Oregon. Bynum’s daughter and her friends were denied entry at the movie theater because one of her friends reportedly did not have a license to prove that she was of age to watch an R-rated movie, so...

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