The death of Tyre Nichols, a black man from Memphis, Tennessee, has sparked outrage across the country. Video footage released by Memphis Police Officers shows the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols by officers at a traffic stop.
Five former Memphis Police Officers have been charged with murder for their involvement in the incident. The footage, released by authorities, shows the officers pinning Nichols to the ground and beating him until he is unconscious.
The killing of Tyre Nichols has been called “heinous and shocking” by The Guardian. President Joe Biden has also commented on the incident, saying that the “image of America” is at stake over the death of Tyre Nichols.
The incident has sparked protests in Memphis and other cities across the US, with demonstrators calling for justice for Tyre Nichols and an end to police brutality.
The full coverage of the incident can be found on USNN.