Racism questions raised

Racism questions raised

There are 2 comments on the Polk County News story from Jun 23, 2011, titled Racism questions raised. In it, Polk County News reports that:

The county commission heard budget presentations from four community-based organizations - the fire/rescue departments for each side of the county, the Boys & Girls Club of Benton, and the Tennessee Overhill Heritage Association, which has not received an allocation from the county for several years.

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S Scholfield

Stoughton, WI

#1 Jun 27, 2011
RE: Turtletown's "not a hate crime," crime:
Sheriff Davis initially told the Chattanooga Times Free Press that this incident "was not a hate crime." It was, he said, a crime of vandalism.(Chattanooga Times Free Press 6/16/2011) Now he says that he does not want to confirm or deny the nature of this crime until the investigation is complete.
Well done Sheriff Davis. It doesn't hurt to brush up on the TN Civil Rights Intimidation Law or to acquaint yourself with what sorts of "incidents" may give rise to a federal civil rights claim.
Hopefully if there is a "next time", you'll get it right the first time.
Beaner

United States

#2 Mar 18, 2012
racist bastards at the gas station, I shit myself and they would not give me any paper.

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