In 1999, there was huge drug bust in the small, rundown town of
Shortly after, however, news of this travesty began to leak and the NAACP and other civil rights figures got involved. With this shot in the arm of legal assistance and national attention, the defendants got a second chance and began clearing their names. Lawsuits were filed resulting a multi-million dollar settlement, and the governor eventually pardoned the wrongfully accused.
Now, Lionsgate is doing a movie on the Tulia 46 simply called Tulia.