Kentucky (left and top inset) high school student Nicholas Sandmann announced via Twitter (bottom inset) that he reached a settlement with NBC on Friday. He claimed in a 2019 lawsuit that their reporting of a controversial conversation involving Sandmann and a Native American man ‘created a false narrative’. Sandmann also said the network ‘portrayed the “confrontation” as a “hate crime” committed by Nicholas’ and he reportedly demanded $275 million. In January 2019 Covington Catholic High School student Sandmann, then 16, attended a March for Life event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Sandmann, while donning a pro-Trump red Make America Great Again (MAGA) hat, was approached by Nettive Americana elder Nathan Phillips (top inset). The clip immediately skyrocketed to the forefront of media reports, which claimed that the incident was racially charged.
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SOURCE: Daily Mail