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NEW YORK — Actor Rob Brown, from the HBO show “Treme,” sought to broaden his racial profiling lawsuit against Macy’s on Wednesday into a federal class-action lawsuit, with his lawyer saying Brown hoped to use his celebrity for “social change.”

Brown withdrew the lawsuit he filed last month in New York State Supreme Court against the department store and the New York City Police Department and, instead, filed it with the U.S. District Court in lower Manhattan seeking class-action status.

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