Driving While Black in Tenaha, Texas

Discussion in 'Civil Rights & Privacy' started by Mike, Jun 17, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    The original story from 2009 is an oldie but goodie. More recently the county attorney has been hung out to dry and must defend herself, and the federal lawsuit was certified as a class action late last August.

    L.A. Times (11 March 2009): Driving through Tenaha, Texas, doesn't pay for some: A lawsuit alleges that the town's police pull over motorists -- especially African Americans -- and extort money and valuables by threatening criminal charges or worse.

  2. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Dallas Morning News (22 Jan 2010): East Texas DA faces civil rights lawsuit without government help

    Wah! :D

  3. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    KTRE (29 August 2011): Nacogdoches attorney responds to class action certification on Tenaha lawsuit

    The local DA is still out on the clothesline.
  4. Frank

    Frank Original Member

  5. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    Let her rot on it. And that whole d*mn town.

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