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    Robbie Tolan civil rights lawsuit hearing held today

    HOUSTON - All eyes are on the federal courthouse in downtown Houston Wednesday where a man shot by a Bellaire police officer will attend a hearing involving his civil rights lawsuit.
    Robbie Tolan was a minor league baseball player who dreamed of making it to "The Show" one day, but whose dreams were cut off after a Bellaire, TX police officer shot him because he suspected that Tolan's "expensive" car was "stolen". Because, as we all know, if a black man drives an expensive car, it must be stolen. Right? In addition, Tolan's mother was beaten up by the officer. Today, Robbie gets his day in court, and it is going to cost the city of Bellaire millions.

    This lawsuit was allowed to proceed after the Supreme Court ruled that Tolan's lawyers could use "racial profiling" as a motive for the shooting.

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    Re: Robbie Tolan civil rights lawsuit hearing held today

    Apparently his fingers were racist when they typed in the wrong plate and it came up stolen

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    Re: Robbie Tolan civil rights lawsuit hearing held today

    Is there ever a day in this country where a cop doesn't murder an unarmed black man?
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    Re: Robbie Tolan civil rights lawsuit hearing held today

    Quote Originally Posted by Paschendale View Post
    Is there ever a day in this country where a cop doesn't murder an unarmed black man?
    You do realize Tolan wasn't killed in this incident

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    Re: Robbie Tolan civil rights lawsuit hearing held today

    Quote Originally Posted by Crovax View Post
    You do realize Tolan wasn't killed in this incident
    Fine, a day where a cop doesn't try to murder an unarmed black man. Way to dodge the actual issue.
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    Re: Robbie Tolan civil rights lawsuit hearing held today

    Quote Originally Posted by Paschendale View Post
    Fine, a day where a cop doesn't try to murder an unarmed black man. Way to dodge the actual issue.
    What issue? you obviously don't have a clue what happened in this case

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