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Historically Black D.C. Church Terrorized by Proud Boys in 2020 Seeks Punitive Damages

HeadlineMar 31, 2023

Washington, D.C’s historically Black Metropolitan AME Church says it’s seeking $22 million in punitive damages from the far-right Proud Boys group for destroying the church’s Black Lives Matter sign in 2020 and terrorizing Black communities. On Wednesday, church leaders and congregants testified in a D.C. court that the lawsuit seeks to permanently deter the Proud Boys from future attacks.

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