Tyre Nichols updates: Funeral renews calls for police reform as up to 20 hours of video yet to be released

“We mourn with You’: Kamala Harris gives an impassioned speech at Tyre Nichols’ funeral

Funeral for Nichols tire was held in Memphis on Wednesday, more than three weeks after 29-year-The old Negro was mortally beaten group of police officers on Jan. 7. He died in hospital in three days.

During a service at a Christian church on Mississippi Boulevard, Nichols family, civil rights leaders and Vice President Kamala Harris led the calls for police reform and urged Congress to take action, finally accepting the decision of the George Floyd court. in Police law.

In his eulogy, Reverend Al Sharpton denounced the actions of Black officers who charged with Nichols murder claiming to be the victims of civil rights leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. paved way for them public service.

“People had to march and go to jail and some people lost their lives to open doors for you. How dare you act like this sacrifice was for nothing like that?” he said.

up to 20 hours of video related to Nichols deadly arrest until released to the public by Memphis officials.

Shelby County Attorney Stephen Mulroy said it included audio recordings. of what the officers said in in the aftermath, as he said he was considering enlisting more accusations in case.


After the funeral of Tyre Nichols, Biden is under pressure on police officer

When Vice President Kamala Harris was called to the podium at the funeral for Sheena Nichols, she said the White House would settle for nothing but an ambitious federal law that needs to be cracked down on police brutality.

“We should do not delay. And we will not be refused,” Harris said to applause. in Memphis, Tennessee. “It’s non-negotiable.”

Back in Washington, however, progress seems difficult, if not unlikely. Bilateral efforts to reach an agreement on police legislation stalled more how year ago, and President Joe Biden finished up instead signing an executive order. for George Floyd, whose murder on hands of Minneapolis Police set off nationwide protests almost three years ago.

Now, with a new killing in headlines, Biden and Harris will meet with members of Black Congress on Thursday to find out possible get legislation back on track.

Rachel SharpFebruary 2, 2023 11:30


Watch: Al Sharpton calls Tyre Nichols attackers ‘punks’ in panegyric

Al Sharpton called Tyre Nichols attackers ‘punks’ during fiery speech at funeral

Alex WoodwardFebruary 2, 2023 11:00


mourners demand justice on funeral for Sheena Nichols as family calls on Congress in combat police violence

Religious leaders found a delicate balance in their speeches, calling for support for sorrow family reflecting sadness and anger of nation days after witnessing yet another attack against black American by the police.

His family “endured an unsolicited …. and unjustified burden of mourn your loved ones one and at the same time demanding justice” senior said Pastor J. Lawrence Turner.

“We pray for you that God will continue give you are strength because your strength endured us stable and helpful us channel our outrage constructively and turn our anger into action,” he said. added.

Rachel SharpFebruary 2, 2023 10:30


up to 20 hours of video featuring arrest not released yet

up to 20 hours of video related to Tyre Nichols deadly arrest until released to the public by Memphis officials.

Shelby County Attorney Stephen Mulroy told CNN. on Medium that frames include audio of what the officers said in in aftermath of in fatal beating and after Nichols was taken by ambulance to the hospital, where he never recovered.

Today 56 minutes of footage was published in public as four separate videos.

Three of video taken from body camera of Memphis cops, and the fourth is taken from the guard camera mounted on pillar.

Mister Mulroy said that it refers to city of Memphis and the Memphis Police will decide when share in full footage with in the public as he disclosed to the prosecutor’s office office is considering hiring more accusations in case.

Rachel SharpFebruary 2, 2023 10:00 am


Full story: Kamala Harris speaking at the funeral of Tyre Nichols in Memphis is calling on Congress in pass police reform law

Vice President Kamala Harris urged Congress pass Judge George Floyd in Police Act, a bipartisan law on police reform passed by the House of Representatives of Representatives in 2021 but stalled in deadlocked Senate with Republican opposition.

The bill called in honour of Black man who was killed by Minneapolis police officers in 2020, co-authored with then-Senator Harris.

“Let memory of Tires shine light on in path to the world and justice’ Miss Harris said. in her brief remarks.

Alex WoodwardFebruary 2, 2023 09:00


“We mourn with You’: Kamala Harris gives an impassioned speech at Tyre Nichols’ funeral

Vice President Kamala Harris was invited to the funeral. of Sheena Nichols it mother and stepfather, and Reverend Al Sharpton invited her to address the congregation in Memphis on Wednesday.

She told him parents what ” people of our country mourns with you” and praised them for their “strength, courage and grace”.

“We mourn with You’: Kamala Harris gives an impassioned speech at Tyre Nichols’ funeral

Alex WoodwardFebruary 2, 2023 08:00


‘Blood on their hands’: Tyre Nichols’ mother warns legislators against blocking George Floyd’s account

funeral on Wednesday for Sheena Nichols in Memphis saw new life call for passage of Judge George Floyd in Police Act, a federal law passed by the House of Representatives. of Representatives in 2021 but otherwise stalled in Congress.

Tire Nicolas mother says ‘blood on hands’ of those who not pass Bill of George Floyd

Alex WoodwardFebruary 2, 2023 07:00


“The police don’t always tell everything truth’

“The police are biased actors just like other in power”, writes IndependentJosh Markus reflecting on his coverage of police and criminal justice. “It’s vital to accept their claims with corn of salt.”

Alex WoodwardFebruary 2, 2023 05:00


“Elite” police units in spotlight after brutal killing Scorpio officers

The Memphis Police Department’s SCORPION unit, now disbanded, stands for “Operation to combat street crimes to restore peace in Our Neighbors” was presented in October 2021. Disbanded. in in aftermath of Tire Nichols death.

IndependentGraeme Massey explores several similar controversial units in departments throughout the US that have been charged of abuse and excessive force.

Alex WoodwardFebruary 2, 2023 03:00


Marjorie Taylor Green compared beating Tyre Nichols to shooting of Capitol Rebel Ashley Babbitt

This was stated by far-right Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Green. fatal shooting of Capitol Rioter Ashley Babbit after being mentioned of Tyre Nichols, who was fatally beaten by the police.

She then suggested that people who were imprisoned for their roles in insurrection facing “violation of civil rights” in jail.

Miss Green went on to say that Congress did nothing to solve the problem of handling of Another participants in in attackmany of whom remain prisoner ahead of their respective tests.

there is a simple reason for what: Miss Babbitt was part of of a mob that actively attempted to break down a barricaded door in limited area. She was shot by an officer while trying climb through a window smashed by her fellow rioters. federal prosecutors closed the case and the officer was acquitted of misdemeanor.

Alex WoodwardFebruary 2, 2023 02:00


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