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(Chattanooga Times Free Press)   Chattanooga police cite men for attempting to learn while black   (timesfreepress.com) divider line 108
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2012-10-25 01:01:25 PM  
Ow! My boating arm!
 
2012-10-25 02:40:25 PM  
Good for the guys for wanting to learn. Fail for the groups who thought a wink and a handshake was enough to bypass a law.
 
2012-10-25 02:41:17 PM  
Chattanooga train-ing?
/choo
//choo
 
2012-10-25 02:42:12 PM  
The class has several gang members and others who have criminal records. They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.


Too bad we can't get the POTUS to do that...

/amidoingitright?
 
2012-10-25 02:43:36 PM  
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2012-10-25 02:44:18 PM  
Boy, where the fark did you learn the word 'octagon'?
 
2012-10-25 02:44:40 PM  

Sin_City_Superhero: The class has several gang members and others who have criminal records. They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.


Too bad we can't get the POTUS to do that...

/amidoingitright?


Up to that slashie, yes.
 
2012-10-25 02:46:06 PM  
Jeebus.
 
2012-10-25 02:47:12 PM  
"a faith and finances curriculum"

so, learn finances but only if you praise jesus?
 
2012-10-25 02:47:45 PM  
If you teach them, they only get uppity.
 
2012-10-25 02:48:06 PM  

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The one on the right: his hair has tailfins. His argument is invalid.
 
2012-10-25 02:48:35 PM  
Suttles wants to start his own landscaping business and work full time as a landscaper.

Um, you should start with the latter of the two goals there chief.
 
2012-10-25 02:49:18 PM  
Sounds like it was a case of a bureaucratic mix-up.

But the race-baiting headline is much more interesting.

p.s. Champy's Chicken was pretty good. Any other recommendations for chicken or catfish in the area?
 
2012-10-25 02:49:59 PM  

PirateKing: Good for the guys for wanting to learn. Fail for the groups who thought a wink and a handshake was enough to bypass a law.


Pretty much this. I wonder if the guys cited have a legal case against the organizers for some sort of enticement?
 
2012-10-25 02:50:18 PM  
Like black people can learn...
 
2012-10-25 02:52:20 PM  
I don't normally go to class on a property that I am legally banned from, but when I do, its for continuing my education about the judicial system.

facepalm.jpeg
 
2012-10-25 02:52:35 PM  
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Repeat?
 
2012-10-25 02:52:45 PM  
www.sonoma.edu
 
2012-10-25 02:56:50 PM  
FTFA: [Suttles] said he's been on CHA's criminal trespass list because he was caught with a bag of marijuana when he was 16 years old. Suttles had a job at Church's Chicken on Brainerd Road but lost it after he was put in jail. He's been unemployed for six months.

Ow.
 
2012-10-25 02:56:57 PM  
I don't know if it was done intentionally or not; but that article is just full of backwards discrimination. Look, black people aren't retarded. It's not hard for a non-retard to do things like find a piece of paper.

They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.

Seriously? Are our expectations that low ....
 
2012-10-25 02:58:52 PM  

Fark_Guy_Rob: I don't know if it was done intentionally or not; but that article is just full of backwards discrimination. Look, black people aren't retarded. It's not hard for a non-retard to do things like find a piece of paper.

They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.

Seriously? Are our expectations that low ....


Thought the same thing.

Woah! They gathered records that are no more than an hour's worth of errands away?
 
2012-10-25 03:00:19 PM  
Welcome to the new version of the Three R's.

Regulation
Retardation
Racism
 
2012-10-25 03:00:38 PM  
Tennessee is pretty much a state full of serial killers at this point.
 
2012-10-25 03:02:05 PM  

jdamaral: Fark_Guy_Rob: I don't know if it was done intentionally or not; but that article is just full of backwards discrimination. Look, black people aren't retarded. It's not hard for a non-retard to do things like find a piece of paper.

They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.

Seriously? Are our expectations that low ....

Thought the same thing.

Woah! They gathered records that are no more than an hour's worth of errands away?


This is why I never get any money back from my Health Savings Account.
 
2012-10-25 03:06:07 PM  
In related news, welcome to the South.
 
2012-10-25 03:06:37 PM  
Problem: underfunded
Solution: Fine people to make up short fall
Problem: people will sue
Solution: fine people too poor to access the courts.
 
2012-10-25 03:06:49 PM  

SuperT: "a faith and finances curriculum"

so, learn finances but only if you praise jesus?


I believe they learn mostly about tithing.
 
2012-10-25 03:06:53 PM  

jdamaral: Fark_Guy_Rob: I don't know if it was done intentionally or not; but that article is just full of backwards discrimination. Look, black people aren't retarded. It's not hard for a non-retard to do things like find a piece of paper.

They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.

Seriously? Are our expectations that low ....

Thought the same thing.

Woah! They gathered records that are no more than an hour's worth of errands away?


imagine you are dirt poor living in the ghetto, as is your mother. They may not have the documentation. They may not even have photo id of any kind. Documentation can be a huge barrier for the people who need help the most.
 
2012-10-25 03:07:18 PM  
That'll learn 'em.

Once a 47%er, always a 47%er.
 
2012-10-25 03:07:46 PM  

jdamaral: Fark_Guy_Rob: I don't know if it was done intentionally or not; but that article is just full of backwards discrimination. Look, black people aren't retarded. It's not hard for a non-retard to do things like find a piece of paper.

They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.

Seriously? Are our expectations that low ....

Thought the same thing.

Woah! They gathered records that are no more than an hour's worth of errands away?


I know several people who have no idea where any of those are or how to get them.
 
2012-10-25 03:08:39 PM  
Looks like J. Edgar Hoover was right, them civil rights is nothing but a front for Communism!
 
2012-10-25 03:09:30 PM  

SuperT: imagine you are dirt poor living in the ghetto, as is your mother. They may not have the documentation. They may not even have photo id of any kind. Documentation can be a huge barrier for the people who need help the most.


Solution: Voter ID Laws
 
2012-10-25 03:09:57 PM  

Fark_Guy_Rob: I don't know if it was done intentionally or not; but that article is just full of backwards discrimination. Look, black people aren't retarded. It's not hard for a non-retard to do things like find a piece of paper.

They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.

Seriously? Are our expectations that low ....


Black, grey, white, brown, yellow, and green, yes, that low.
 
2012-10-25 03:10:52 PM  
Paging DRO to thread #7399757
 
2012-10-25 03:11:51 PM  

jdamaral: Fark_Guy_Rob: I don't know if it was done intentionally or not; but that article is just full of backwards discrimination. Look, black people aren't retarded. It's not hard for a non-retard to do things like find a piece of paper.

They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.

Seriously? Are our expectations that low ....

Thought the same thing.

Woah! They gathered records that are no more than an hour's worth of errands away?


The "errand" for some is to tell their hired help to fetch.
This group, not so much.
You?
 
2012-10-25 03:12:11 PM  
It was just four weeks ago that Vincent Boozer, program director for Hope for the Inner City

He comes from a long line of Boozers.
 
2012-10-25 03:13:20 PM  
FTFA: a faith and finances curriculum

Huh?
 
2012-10-25 03:14:21 PM  
Someone with better than a GED in law should weigh in: isn't this entrapment?
 
2012-10-25 03:15:11 PM  
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2012-10-25 03:17:00 PM  
He said he's been on CHA's criminal trespass list because he was caught with a bag of marijuana when he was 16 years old. Suttles had a job at Church's Chicken on Brainerd Road but lost it after he was put in jail. He's been unemployed for six months.

Thanks to the tireless efforts of the police and DAs (in concert with the legislators who so rightfully keep things like this illegal), cretins like this are put in their place and we're all safer for it. Thank you everyone!
 
2012-10-25 03:19:39 PM  
Approves.

NSFW.
 
2012-10-25 03:19:48 PM  

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I know that seems more than a lifetime ago for most Farkers but I recall those times. We're still fighting the dame fights. The racists have gotten more ambiguous about their intentions in the public eye is the only change.
 
2012-10-25 03:21:05 PM  
Why didn't they just shuck and jive their way out of the citations?
 
2012-10-25 03:21:18 PM  
Ummm, what makes you think they were all black? JK - of course they were black. But what made you think they were?
 
2012-10-25 03:22:02 PM  

snocone: jdamaral: Fark_Guy_Rob: I don't know if it was done intentionally or not; but that article is just full of backwards discrimination. Look, black people aren't retarded. It's not hard for a non-retard to do things like find a piece of paper.

They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.

Seriously? Are our expectations that low ....

Thought the same thing.

Woah! They gathered records that are no more than an hour's worth of errands away?

The "errand" for some is to tell their hired help to fetch.
This group, not so much.
You?


You seriously believe that middle-class people can procure their birth certificate more easily than the poor? And that they can only do it because they hire someone to do it for them? I'd mock you, but I think repeating your ideas is anything better than I could come up with on my own.
 
2012-10-25 03:22:54 PM  

Fark_Guy_Rob: I don't know if it was done intentionally or not; but that article is just full of backwards discrimination. Look, black people aren't retarded. It's not hard for a non-retard to do things like find a piece of paper.

They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.

Seriously? Are our expectations that low ....


Yep. People who need this kind of help nearly always have all of their important documents filed in alphabetical order in a fireproof safe.
 
2012-10-25 03:27:46 PM  

jdamaral: Fark_Guy_Rob: I don't know if it was done intentionally or not; but that article is just full of backwards discrimination. Look, black people aren't retarded. It's not hard for a non-retard to do things like find a piece of paper.

They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.

Seriously? Are our expectations that low ....

Thought the same thing.

Woah! They gathered records that are no more than an hour's worth of errands away?


/Surprised they showed up at all
 
2012-10-25 03:31:37 PM  
Chattanooga has always been an educational place.
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/where the term "fog of war" was invented
 
2012-10-25 03:34:14 PM  
Am I the only one who read that they the people getting citations WERE BANNED FROM PUBLIC HOUSING? What the hell do you have to do to get banned in the first place? Try not doing activities that are either illegal or against the rules in the first place and let me know if you get citations for trying to "better" yourself.
 
2012-10-25 03:37:53 PM  
black people problems
 
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