Mourners call for end to police violence at Tyre Nichols funeral

Posted on AllSides February 1st, 2023
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The relatives of Black people killed by police in cities across the United States came to Tyre Nichols' funeral in a Memphis church on Wednesday to offer comfort to the family of the Black 29-year-old, who was fatally beaten by officers last month.

Speaking over a flower-bedecked casket at the Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, preachers recalled a young man who loved photography and skateboarding, and demanded justice for Nichols.

Civil rights leaders and family members also called for an end to recurring police violence against Black Americans. They addressed a...

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