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Old 02-19-2017, 12:59 PM
 
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The Preacher and the Sheriff
By Nathaniel Rich


A young, shackled black man is shot to death — and the police say he killed himself. The resulting
investigation has pitted the victim’s father, Reverend Victor White, against the most powerful man in New Iberia, Sheriff Louis Ackal.


https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/08/m...riff.html?_r=0
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Old 02-19-2017, 01:26 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Not when you consider that 1965 was not that long ago.
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Old 05-26-2017, 09:18 PM
 
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When I lived down there was the People with Money and them with out. The ones with out I don't care if they were White or Black was the ones you could depend on. The ones with money all we knew were crooks.


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Old 05-27-2017, 07:21 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Not when you consider that 1965 was not that long ago.
What do you mean?
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Old 05-28-2017, 08:15 AM
 
Location: Denver
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What do you mean?
People think racism is gone because the Civil Rights Act, yet don't realize that many people from that era are still alive and in powerful positions. Or their children are.
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Old 05-29-2017, 09:28 AM
 
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people who think "racism is gone" must live VERY sheltered lives
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