Tyre Nichols

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2023 saw record killings by US police. Who is most affected?
Officers killed at least 1,232 people last year – the deadliest year for homicides by law enforcement in over a decade, data shows

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

08, Jan, 2024 @3:00 PM

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US justice department to investigate racial bias in Memphis policing
Civil pattern and practice inquiry comes after claims of brutality and discrimination, including death of Tyre Nichols in January

Erum Salam

27, Jul, 2023 @6:20 PM

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Ex-officer Preston Hemphill won’t be charged in Tyre Nichols killing
Hemphill ‘did not pursue’ Nichols and ‘was not present for the later beating incident’, says Shelby county DA’s spokesperson

Edwin Rios

02, May, 2023 @7:52 PM

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Officer took and shared photos of bloodied Tyre Nichols, documents say
Demetrius Haley sent photographs of Nichols to other officers and a female acquaintance

Guardian staff and agencies

08, Feb, 2023 @9:22 PM

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Families of Tyre Nichols and George Floyd to attend State of the Union
Close relatives of Black people killed by police invited to Biden’s address by more than a dozen members of Congress

Edwin Rios

07, Feb, 2023 @9:48 PM

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I have seen race hate in the US and UK and the message is the same: no one is free until we are all free | Al Sharpton
Policing still devalues Black lives, but we have seen progress, and know our struggle yields results, says civil rights activist and radio talkshow host Rev Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton

07, Feb, 2023 @2:05 PM

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Yes, Black officers killed Tyre Nichols. What is the correct response to that? | Rev Barber and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
The hierarchy of racial terror has never been enforced only by white people. Nor has it harmed only Black people

Reverend William Barber and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

07, Feb, 2023 @11:19 AM

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Black skateboarders on the life and death of Tyre Nichols: ‘He was one of us. That could have been me’
Three skaters address their own experiences, activism and the police response to their communities

Niloufar Haidari

07, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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What is the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act and is it likely to pass?
‘We need to get that bill passed,’ Tyre Nichols’s mother said at his funeral – but what is it, and will Congress ever act?

Joan E Greve

06, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Al Sharpton warns UK could suffer US-style police brutality without deep reform
Civil rights veteran who gave eulogy at Tyre Nichols’ funeral says racism in UK policing could produce similar tragedies

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

06, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Patrisse Cullors on 10 years of Black Lives Matter: ‘A painful reminder of what hasn’t changed’
The BLM co-founder talks Tyre Nichols, LAPD’s killing of her cousin and the fight for abolition: ‘It’s not individual bad officers, it’s a culture of violence’

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

05, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Family says son’s death shows pattern of Memphis police brutality: ‘System hasn’t changed’
The recent killing of Tyre Nichols reopens a family’s wounds from the death of Steven Askew 10 years ago at the hands of the Memphis police

Edwin Rios and Oliver Laughland

03, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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