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'I want those officers fired': Mother of pepper-sprayed child condemns police in New York

Telegraph, 04 Feb 2021
A nine-year-old black girl who was handcuffed and pepper-sprayed by police in New York is "a giant teddy bear" who loves music and playing the video games, according to her mother, who questions whether race was a factor in how her daughter was treated.

"I don't think she was looked at as a normal child," said Elba Pope.

"Had they looked at her as if she was one of their children they wouldn't have pepper-sprayed her."

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