Half a million payout over police arrests of protesters in 2020

Citizens arrested during the 2020 George Floyd protests settled a lawsuit with Cleveland, Ohio. The city will pay $540,000 to 12 protesters who did not engage in violence or destroy any property. (The Black Enterprise, September 6, 2022, by Jeroslyn Johnson)

One of the protesters was held without charges for six days. Others were injured as police pepper sprayed them, struck them with batons, and shot them with pepper balls. (Yahoo! News, September 8, 2022, by ariabell)

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