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Video Seems to Counter Actress Taraji Henson’s Claim Son Racially Profiled

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UPDATE: Taraji Henson has apologized to Glendale police for her claims that her son was racially profiled.

A 40-minute video obtained by the Los Angeles Times shows an encounter between Glendale police and the son of "Empire" actress Taraji P. Henson, during which she contends he was racially profiled.

The footage from Oct. 18 shows the officer driving in traffic about 10:10 p.m. in Glendale when the actress' son, who is in a Honda Civic ahead of him, drives through a lighted crosswalk as a person walks across. His race was not apparent in the video as he was driving.

The officer, still behind the 20-year-old, speeds up and initiates a traffic stop.

In the video, the officer approaches Henson’s son's Honda and tells him he was stopped for driving through a lighted crosswalk while someone was walking in it. The youth tells the officer he was headed to a friend’s home in Calabasas.

Click here to read the full story on LATimes.com.