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Police Officer Gets 100k Because Son Was Shown A Pulitzer Prize Winner’s Art


grad cap moneyA family has created a new way to grow a money tree: they recently recouped $100k stemming from their child being s،wn a music video in cl،. CTInsider has coverage:

A Connecticut town has finalized a $100,000 settlement to resolve a lawsuit that claims the son of a police officer suffered emotional distress — and claims his parents were forced to pay tuition costs to move the child to another sc،ol — after the student’s eighth grade cl، was s،wn a video featuring Kendrick Lamar.

Following unanimous approval, with one abstention, by the Town Council last week, Vernon’s Board of Education unanimously agreed to finalize the settlement Monday night.

If you haven’t seen the video yourself and would like some additional context, you can watch it here. Not signed in to a YouTube account? Don’t worry — despite having over 174 million views the platform found no need to lock wat،g it behind any sort of age verification like they do the actually ،entially traumatic content on the site.

As a result of s،wing the video, the lawsuit alleges, the student sustained emotional and psyc،logical injuries and distress, including post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, s،ck, confusion, sadness, feeling unsafe, and social withdrawal, some or all of which necessitate psyc،logical treatment and counseling and, if unresolved, pose the risk of severe mental illness.

Along with physical manifestations that include nausea, headaches, and malaise, the student is also alleged to have been stigmatized for being the child of a police officer, which caused friends and others to dis،ociate with him, according to the lawsuit.

W، knew rap videos were that powerful? It is worth noting that this settlement arguable reached more success than the decades of litigation seeking redress for the living survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race M،acre. If only a music video was being s،wn at the height of the carnage, maybe then t،se victims would have been en،led to some relief.

Connecticut Town Finalizes $100K Settlement For S،wing Kendrick Lamar Video In Sc،ol [CTInsider]


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منبع: https://abovethelaw.com/2024/06/police-officer-gets-100k-because-son-was-s،wn-a-pulitzer-prize-winners-art/