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Philadelphia to Pay $2 Million to Black Mother Attacked by Police After Being Yanked from Car

HeadlineSep 16, 2021

The city of Philadelphia will pay $2 million to Rickia Young, a Black mother who was attacked by a horde of police officers and separated from her young child in October last year. Young was driving past an anti-police brutality protest when the assault took place. Critics say the settlement, which comes from taxpayer dollars, does nothing to hold the Philadelphia police accountable for their brutal attack. Click here to see our interview with Rickia Young’s lawyer

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