Impassioned calls for police reform at Tyre Nichols' funeral
February 1, 2023
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tyre Nichols' family and friends remembered him with songs of faith and heartfelt tributes Wednesday, blending a celebration of his life with outraged calls for police reform after the brutal beating he endured at the hands of Memphis police.
Nichols' mother, RowVaughn Wells, fought back tears as she spoke lovingly of her son.
"The only thing that's keeping me going is that I truly believe that my son was sent here on assignment from God. And I guess now his assignment is done. He's gone home," she said, urging Congress to pass police reform.
The Rev. Al Sharpton and...
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