On January 8, 1996, Sandra Antoine Antor was stopped, pulled from her car and abused by South Carolina state trooper Lance Cpl. W.H. Beckwith. A black woman from Miami, Antor says a white woman would not have been treated in the same manner by the white Beckwith, and her lawyers say they expect to file a lawsuit alleging civil rights violations. Beckwith was fired after the incident and has since apologized.