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Tulia's Freedom Ride
Activists travel to Tulia for "Never Again!" rally against drug war.
"...strangers who poured off the buses from Austin into Tulia's tiny Conner Park weren't just idealistic protesters. They were..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Jennie Kennedy

Tulia, Too Late
Civil rights advocates and opponents of the "war on drugs" were relieved by the announcement last week that state Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate John Cornyn will initiate a probe into the notorious drug bust in the Panhandle town of Tulia. But is it too late?
"...notorious 1999 drug bust in the Panhandle town of Tulia. In most cases, the testimony of a single narcotics..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Some Justice in Tulia
An "anomaly" in Tulia bust?
"...woman. One of 46 defendants charged in the infamous Tulia drug bust, White had faced a five-to-99-year prison sentence..."

April 19, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Trouble Tackling Tulia
"...into trouble in its investigation of the notorious 1999 Tulia drug bust, already the subject of two federal probes...."

Oct. 11, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Color of Justice
A drug bust in tiny Tulia, Texas opens up old racial wounds and raises questions about the veracity of the undercover cop-for-hire who orchestrated it all.
"...with more cows than people. The bust put tiny Tulia (population 5,000), previously known primarily for its bustling livestock..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Naked City
Songs of Freedom in Tulia
"...filled with more news spawned by the infamous 1999 Tulia drug busts. On June 16, 12 of the remaining..."

June 20, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
After Tulia: State, Feds Act
"...Last week featured more fallout from the infamous 1999 Tulia drug busts, including a move by the federal government..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Farewell to ECB, Return to Tulia, APD Extends Knee, Ramping Up I-35, AAN Awards and Slacker Editor
"...RETURN TO TULIA For residents of the once-sleepy Texas Panhandle town of..."

July 20, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
"...• Pardoned Tulia defendant Jason Paul Fry – and other similarly situated..."

March 23, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...consider whether several defendants snagged in the infamous 1999 Tulia drug sting will be eligible for state compensation in..."

Sept. 1, 2006 News Feature

Crackpot Crackdown
Joining a long East Texas tradition, Jackson County DA Bobby Bell has convicted 28 black people on drug charges via manufactured evidence and railroaded trials. One small-town exile, her family, and a few neighbors are finally fighting back.
"...in rural Texas – epitomized by the infamous 1999 Tulia drug sting – it appears that the Edna "crackdown"..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

SXSW Film
Daily reviews and interviews
"...Cradle of Injustice: 'Tulia Texas'..."

March 14, 2008 Screens Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from around the world
"...On March 10, lawyers for the exonerated Tulia 46 announced a settlement with the city of Amarillo,..."

March 19, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
A national conference comes to Austin to examine wrongful convictions
"...night with a panel of people involved in the Tulia drug sting fiasco. Tonya White described how she was..."

April 30, 2004 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

Naked City
So What's Going on?
"...possible criminal and civil rights violations related to the Tulia busts, perpetrated by one-man narco buster Tom Coleman. In..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Feeling the Heat
A profile of the new Texas ACLU and Executive Director Will Harrell
"...of it. He'd heard news of the situation in Tulia, a small town in the Panhandle, where an anti-drug..."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael Erard

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...sense, prosecutors in Swisher Co. have thrown in the Tulia towel and won't retry 38 defendants in the infamous..."

April 11, 2003 News Feature

Respublica
"...TULIA DOC SCREENING Join Nate Blakeslee, author of Tulia: Race,..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
"...his role in fingering dozens of black residents of Tulia, Texas, as cocaine dealers in 1999 – has lost..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature

Film News
Forgiveness, All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, and more
"...John Singleton has signed on to direct the true-life Tulia, starring Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton in the..."

Aug. 10, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...people on spurious drug charges in Panhandle town of Tulia, was convicted on a felony charge of perjury last..."

Jan. 21, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

ACLU Blasts Drug Task Forces
Yet more charges of impropriety against Texas' much-maligned supernarcs
"...Force, based in Amarillo, was responsible for the infamous Tulia drug arrests. In Austin, the now-defunct Capital Area Narcotics..."

May 28, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Fallout from the 1999 Tulia drug-bust scandal continued to rain on the Panhandle last..."

April 16, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...and pardoned 35 people convicted in the infamous 1999 Tulia drug sting. "Questions surrounding testimony from the key witness..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature

Capitol Chronicle
The first 200 bills signed by Gov. Perry are a very mixed bag.
"...bills as well, like SB 1948, which enabled the Tulia drug defendants to be released on bond this week...."

June 20, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...cop Tom Coleman, the officer responsible for the infamous Tulia drug busts, was indicted April 24 by a Swisher..."

May 2, 2003 News Feature

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...Court of Criminal Appeals vacate the convictions of 38 Tulia residents convicted in the town's now-infamous 1999 drug busts...."

April 4, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

'Operation Crackdown' Update
Court grants appeal rehearing to one of 29 black residents in Edna, Texas, charged with drug dealing in connection with a 2002 undercover sting operation
"...corroborative evidence (crafted in the wake of the 1999 Tulia debacle) the state could not use the testimony of..."

May 19, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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"...and imprisoned 39 black and seven other individuals in Tulia, Texas, was convicted of perjury and sentenced to probation..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Column

Truly Ashamed of Jury Decision
"...and imprisoned 39 black and seven other individuals in Tulia, Texas, was convicted of perjury and sentenced to probation..."

Jan. 20, 2005 Postmarks

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