Law Forum : Mississippi’s richest county uses police checkpoints to enforce segregation, lawsuit claims

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Mississippi’s richest county uses police checkpoints to enforce segregation, lawsuit claims
The rights abridgments of Madison County

Madison County, Mississippi, is among the most segregated places in America. Past court decisions have made note of its “racial isolation” and “confluence of…geography and demography.”

Part of the reason the state’s wealthiest county remains so divided, according to a new class-action lawsuit filed Monday, is that county leaders want it that way — and are willing to use local law enforcement to enforce an unofficial cordon around the county’s roughly 40,000 black residents ...

https://thinkprogress.org/rights-abridged-madison-county-9ac948aa63cc


Madison County Sheriff Randall Tucker. CREDIT: AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis






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ACLU sues Mississippi sheriff over alleged excessive force, racial profiling

... Those are just a few examples of what the ACLU claims are the acts of a police agency out of control in central Mississippi.
The ACLU this week filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Madison County Sheriff's Department, claiming deputies routinely used excessive force and a variety of unconstitutional tactics to target black people ...

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http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/13/us/aclu-mississippi-police-force/







By Eric Levenson and Victor Blackwell, CNN


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Thank you Clyde C Coger Jr

I heard on the news this morning that Texas has a new immigration law that will be discriminatory.

Looks like they are all going back to their roots.

Love You!

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Thank you Clyde C Coger Jr

I heard on the news this morning that Texas has a new immigration law that will be discriminatory.

Looks like they are all going back to their roots.

Love You!

:heart:

Destee

Without a doubt Sister Destee, true colors are now surfacing more than ever, and, its gonna get worst unless the liberal social movement, among other moving pieces, eject the culprit(s) from the White/Black House.

But here's the good news, it wont be long before they are in :dblock:
... yup!

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