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Comedians sue police, allege Atlanta airport searches racist

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Successful comedians Eric André and Clayton English announced a lawsuit against Clayton County police on Tuesday after the two claimed they were subjected to racist drug searches at the Atlanta airport.

André and English said authorities approached them on the jet bridge while they were waiting in line to board, pulled them aside in front of the other passengers, and asked them if they were carrying narcotics. The two incidents occurred roughly six months apart at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia.

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