A viral TikTok video shows the woman being questioned by officers, who she said then held for 72 hours before releasing her without charge.
"We want all Target guests to feel welcome and respected whenever they shop in our stores; we're deeply sorry for what happened, and we've terminated the security team member who was involved," said a Target spokesperson.
The three boys, aged 16 and 17, were detained by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy officers inside a Target in Westlake Village, Los Angeles.
The video was shared on Twitter by civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who said it showed racism is "a worldwide pandemic."
Keller Williams real estate broker Kim Barnhart was recorded confronting people at a neighborhood swimming pool in North Carolina.
"We are shocked and appalled at the volume of horrifically racist commentary we have received regarding this policy exception," officials said in a statement.
Lincoln County exempts "people of color who have heightened concerns about racial profiling and harassment due to wearing face coverings in public" from mandatory mask order.
Tom Austin told Newsweek he is no longer CEO of the F2 Group after a video went viral accusing him of racially profiling a group of black men inside an office building's gym.
Tom Austin, the managing partner of F2 Group, told Newsweek that he "should have handled it differently," but insisted the incident had nothing to do with race.
Deputy Eli Max stopped Phillip Colbert and kept him for 40 minutes over the pine tree air freshener hanging from his rear-view mirror.
"I call ICE in a minute. I have no problem calling ICE," said Hamilton County judge Robert Ruehlman.
Abdelhaq Sari, the vice chairman of Montreal's Public Security Committee, was barred from attending a Montreal police conference, and says he was outraged by his treatment.
Black and Latino drivers were also more than three times more likely to be removed from the vehicle, twice as likely to be handcuffed and faced higher odds of arrest than their white counterparts.
"We hope the new policies make sure that other people aren't stopped and harassed just because they look Latino," said Stephanie Martinez, who says she and her family were wrongly targeted by deputies.
"We believe they should be as protective of their customer base as possible and not profit off of misery," said Sylvia Ruiz, the ACLU's deputy director of immigration campaigns.
Barnard said an independent investigator would be looking into the issue and that its safety protocols would be evaluated.
"Do you know how embarrassing this is?" movie-goer Larry Shelton, 40, said.
"We can't begin to restore community trust until the GRPD recognizes this for what it is: racial profiling."
"The data is disturbing and raises serious concerns about racial discrimination in use of force," the report said.
Police handcuffed a black 18-year-old for allegedly robbing two white women, one of whom was his grandmother.
The black customer recorded the white store manager shaking while phoning police.
"There is a rigorous acceptance process at ESA, and all students must demonstrate their artistic and academic potential from the start. Even if this were not the case, the assumption she made was that Black students and families are inherently less capable than their white and 'white-r' counterparts."
"Police were standing there to make sure everyone paid, which we felt was racial profiling."