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Montgomery County Pizzeria Receives Local, International Support After Racist Attack Video

Kimberly Paynter
Owner Omar Quiñonez puts a pizza in the display case around lunch time at Amy’s Pizzeria.

A Montgomery County pizzeria is overwhelmed with support after a video of a racist attack in the restaurant went viral on social media. It showed a white woman shouting at the shop’s owner while calling him an “illegal immigrant.”

WHYY’s Emily Rizzo reports, love is pouring in from customers both locally and around the world.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 3/3/23)

Emily Rizzo is a reporter and producer based in South Philadelphia. She mostly covers education-related issues for WHYY News and Keystone Crossroads.