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Tyre Nichols Funeral to Be Attended by Al Sharpton, Kamala Harris

Posted on AllSides February 1st, 2023
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Hundreds are expected to gather here Wednesday for the funeral of Tyre Nichols, weeks after an encounter with police led to his death and sparked an outcry across the country.

The Rev. Al Sharpton, the civil-rights leader, will eulogize Mr. Nichols, a 29-year-old FedEx worker who was pulled over by police on Jan. 7. Body-camera footage released by the city showed Mr. Nichols was repeatedly struck by officers. He died in a Memphis hospital three days later.

The family said Mr. Nichols, a father who loved to skateboard, was fatally beaten beyond recognition.

Vice President Kamala Harris is expected to...

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