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Barack, Michelle Obama Renew Call For Police Reform After ‘Vicious, Unjustified, Beating,’ Death Of Tyre Nichols

It’s a “painful reminder of how far America still has to go in fixing how we police our streets,” they tweeted Saturday (Jan. 28).
01/29/2023

‘Cloud Of Dishonor’: Memphis Deactivates ‘Scorpion’ Unit After Tyre Nichols Fatal Beating Video

“It is in the best interest of all to permanently deactivate the Scorpion unit,” the police chief said in a statement.
01/29/2023

Two Shelby County, Memphis Deputies Placed On Leave After Release Of Tyre Nichols Video

Sheriff Floyd Bonner expressed concern about their appearance in the footage and has launched an internal investigation.
01/28/2023

‘I’m Just Trying To Go Home’: Release Of Deadly Beating Video Of Tyre Nichols Sparks Peaceful Protests Around The Nation

Nichols, 29, could be heard calling repeatedly for his mom.
01/28/2023

George Santos Admits To Dressing In Drag, While Denouncing ‘Queen’ Label

The embattled GOP Rep. says he was young and having fun at a festival.
01/22/2023

Sha’carri Richardson Removed From Flight After Argument With Flight Attendant

The attendant asked her to turn off her phone before departure.
01/22/2023

5 Black Memphis Police Officers Fired In The Death Of Tyre Nichols

An internal investigation found that they violated department policies in the death of Nichols, who is also Black.
01/21/2023

Damar Hamlin Visits Buffalo Bills After On-Field Collapse

The Bills safety had to be resuscitated on the field during a January 2 game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
01/15/2023

'They're Trying To George Floyd Me': Patrisse Cullors' Cousin Ran In Fear Of Cops

Keenan Anderson, 31, was among three Black and brown men who died this year after an encounter with Los Angeles police, report says.
01/15/2023

HBCU Frats, Sororities Celebrated In New Reebok Clothing Collection

The Yard Love Collection comes in seven colors that represent the Divine Nine.
01/08/2023

Celebrity Reactions to Gangsta Boo's Death

The beloved Memphis rapper was found dead in Memphis on January 1st.
01/02/2023