Woman suing landlord for evicting her after ‘having African American guest over’
A white mother says she was evicted because she invited African American guests to a playdate.
Victoria Sutton, a mother of two, often asked her black co-worker to visit with their five-year-old son.
After one of the playdates, a new lawsuit says, landlord Allen McCoy knocked on the door of her Georgia home and called her a “n***** lover.”
She also claims he threatened to call Child Protective Services over her having a “n***** on their property.”
The lawsuit – filed by lawyers from the ACLU – says she was told she had two weeks to move out and that he had previously evicted a woman who wanted an African American to move in with her.
As a result, she says she moved out of the home in December over concerns for her and her daughter’s safety.
When confronted by a news reporter, Mr McCoy denied the allegations, saying: “Some of the best friends I got is coloured.”
His wife Patricia instead claimed Sutton had been asked to move out because of damage to bathrooms, walls and doors……..read more