A Des Moines woman who intentionally assaulted two black and Latina children with her car was sentenced to 25 years in Polk County, Iowa on Friday.Nicole Poole Franklin, 43, hit the 12-year-old Black and Latina. The 14-year-old in her car during a racist rampage on December 9, 2019, Poole pleaded guilty to two attempted murder charges in April after admitting her. Target kids because she believes they are good Africans and Mexicans. She also faces trial for two federal hate crimes related to the incident. Prosecutors in that case proposed 27 years.
The 14-year-old, who was hospitalized for two days after the attack, testified at Friday̵7;s trial, “I’m sorry my skin color bothered you. But me and my people will never leave, ”she said.
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