Snipes Cites Racist Prosecution Plot in Ocala

Nov 8, 2007 Full story: www.ocala.com

A lawyer for Wesley Snipes is trying to have his trial on tax evasion charges moved from Ocala to Manhattan, on the grounds that the Ocala area is too racist to allow the black actor a fair trial.

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The motion goes on to describe the area as "a hotbed of Klan activity where the Klan adopted highways to commemorate the Klan and the Confederate flag flies over government property."

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Since: Sep 07

Dallas, TX

#1 Nov 8, 2007
Grow up, Mr. Snipes. You're a big boy now.
Evidence

Lakeland, FL

#2 Nov 8, 2007
All he has to do is show him Topix forums on crime and he'll get his wish.

No judge will buy it though. Nice try Wesley. The "Klan" didn't keep you from paying your taxes...
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Ayer, MA

#3 Nov 9, 2007
Wesley Snipes Tax Prosecution - Claims Racist Plot in Ocala

of course he does. that will take the focus off his own black self!

“You Can't handle the Truth!!!!”

Since: Jan 07

Orlando

#4 Nov 9, 2007
I think that the race card is a two edged sword....one minute they cry because they portay racism...the next they use it to gain a hopeful advantage.....

So someone please tell me Is racism good or bad??
Cocosista

Lady Lake, FL

#6 Mar 4, 2013
NOcala is a racist place to live in. I hate it so much and I wish that I could move out for good!

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