Oakland to Pay $2.2M to Former Black Panther Leader Who Sued
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The city of Oakland will pay $2.2 million to settle a claim by a former Black Panther leader who was injured in 2015 after a city councilwoman punched and pushed her. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Oakland council approved the settlement unanimously Tuesday. The payment includes $1.2 million in damages for Elaine Brown and $1 million in attorneys' fees.
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