Versace VP Salehe Bembury was asked to show his ID by two LAPD officers who said he was jaywalking
Versace VP Salehe Bembury was stopped by police in Beverly Hills at the very store he is employed and believes it was an instance of racial profiling.
Bembury is the vice president of Sneakers and Men’s Footwear at Versace but two police officers stopped him as he left the brand’s retail store on Thursday. He uploaded footage of the incident to Instagram and captioned it “BEVERLY HILLS WHILE BLACK. I’M OK, MY SPIRIT IS NOT.”
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He declared officers were searching him for “shopping