ACLU Represents White Woman in Lawsuit Contesting Eviction for Having Black Guest

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Georgia has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who says she was evicted from her home because she invited over a Black co-worker.

Victoria Sutton, a white mother of two who now lives in Calhoun, Georgia, claims she was evicted from her home in Adairsville because she invited a Black co-worker and the co-worker’s five-year-old son to her home for a play date in September 2018, according to the lawsuit filed by the ACLU on July 10.

As her co-worker was leaving the home, they hugged goodbye. A few hours later, one of the landlords, Allen McCoy, knocked on Sutton’s door  and called her a “[racial slur] lover,” the lawsuit states. Allen, who owns multiple properties with his wife, Patricia McCoy, reportedly told Sutton “she should be ashamed of herself” and threatened to call Child Protective Services on her…

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