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Killing of Tyre Nichols Shows Structural Problems in US Policing

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Relatives and community members hold candles at a vigil for Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee, January 26, 2023. © 2023 AP Photo/Gerald Herbert The United States is bracing for further details in yet another horrific police killing of a Black man, this time Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee. The fatal beating reminds us of the fundamental changes to policing that are still needed and what is required to foster safety in the US, particularly in Black communities, whose members are three times more likely to be killed by police than white people. Tyre Nichols, 29, was…

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