In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, Gregory Bonds stands in front of a home in Atlanta, he and his family previously lived in as he talks to a reporter about problems they had with a  neighbor that forced them to move. In a lawsuit Bonds says a white neighbor, Roy Turner Jr., began yelling threats and racial slurs the day they moved in in February 2012.   (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Black couple uses housing law to sue over slurs, threats

Citing a sliver of civil rights-era legislation more commonly used as protection against discriminatory landlords, a black couple is suing their former neighbor and a north Georgia city they say failed to stop him from harassing them.