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Old 07-19-2015, 02:25 PM
 
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Ummm -_-
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Old 07-20-2015, 10:05 AM
 
Location: Middle of the Pacific Ocean
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As others have stated, you won't have any trouble. Just obey the traffic laws and comply with police commands if stopped (as you should do anytime/anywhere you may be pulled over). Don't listen to people who have backward, ill and preconceived notions of the South today.
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Old 07-20-2015, 03:22 PM
 
Location: Hougary, Texberta
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Wow...just wow.
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Old 07-21-2015, 11:06 AM
 
Location: North Dakota
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Hi, I'm a brown girl, and am planning to drive from Austin to New Orleans in a car with TX plates with a white male friend of mine who is visiting from abroad. Is this a bad idea? Everyone I have spoken to says this is a bad idea, particularly because the I-10 from Houston. And I'm nervous too given the news about Sandra Bland. Any thoughts would be much appreciated!
This is 2015 not 1960. You'll be fine.
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Old 07-23-2015, 09:35 AM
 
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I would put away the confederate flag or "black lives matter" sign
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Old 07-23-2015, 12:14 PM
 
Location: City of Angels
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You might get pulled over but I don't believe you will have any problems. I've done a lot of driving in that area as a white driver with black passengers and have been pulled over on numerous occasions solely for that reason.
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Old 07-23-2015, 01:41 PM
 
Location: Cedar Park, Texas
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IF you get pulled over for something, just be polite and respectful and you won't have any troubles. Give the police a smarta$$ attitude, and you'll have trouble whether you're white, black, brown, yellow, blue or green.
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Old 07-23-2015, 02:12 PM
 
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Assuming this is a serious thread (hint here - new poster)....

Step one: Turn off TV (90% of TV news is just sensationalized nonsense)
Step two: go on trip without incident
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Old 07-24-2015, 08:00 AM
 
Location: Hougary, Texberta
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You might get pulled over but I don't believe you will have any problems. I've done a lot of driving in that area as a white driver with black passengers and have been pulled over on numerous occasions solely for that reason.
Smells like what comes out of the south end of a northbound cow.
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Old 07-26-2015, 08:45 PM
 
Location: Austin
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sandra bland was black, so the op is obviously afraid of white police officers.
wtf?
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