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'Empire' actress Taraji P. Henson says son was racially profiled at USC

'Empire' actress Taraji P. Henson says son was racially profiled at USC

Actress Taraji P. Henson said in a magazine interview that her son was racially profiled and stopped by police on the sprawling campus for having his hands in his pockets. In an interview with Uptown magazine, the “Empire” star said she was planning to enroll her 20-year-old son, Marcel Henson, into USC before he was stopped by police. But now, Henson said her son will be going to Howard University, her alma mater. Henson told the magazine she’s “not paying $50K so I can’t sleep at night wondering, 'Is this the night my son is getting racially profiled on campus?'” John Thomas, chief of USC Department of Public Safety, said that while...

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