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Nichols Video Expected Soon, TBI Director Says ‘It’s Absolutely Appalling’ The video is expected to be released after 6 p.m. Friday.

Posted to Facebook by Hunter Demster. Toby Sells     Video of the Tyre Nichols incident will be made public sometime after 6 p.m. Friday, Shelby County District Attorney Steve Mulroy said during a Thursday press conference. The video belongs to the city of Memphis, Mulroy said. It is a mix of body-worn police camera footage…

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Memphis Mayor Strickland: Nichols Video Will Publish After 6 p.m.

“No one, including law enforcement, is above the law.” (Credit: City of Memphis/Twitter) By Toby Sells Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland issued a statement Thursday evening saying the police video of Tyre Nichols’ death will be issued Friday after 6 p.m. Here’s what he said:  “Since learning of this tragic event, transparency and swift methodical action…

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Memphis Bracing for Release of Tyre Nichols Arrest Video

Tyre Nichols’ Death: All 5 Former Officers Charged With Murder, Bond Out Of Jail Story by FOX13 Memphis News Staff • 1h ago All five former Memphis Police officers who were fired following the death of Tyre Nichols were charged Thursday with second-degree murder. On Jan. 7, 2023, Nichols had two different confrontations with Memphis Police officers…

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The Southern Truth: Something Fishy Is Going On In Mississippi!

  The Southern Truth By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief “But federal prosecutors are keeping quiet about their ongoing probe into the $77 million in welfare funds squandered while Bryant was governor.” Ann Wolfe From the MississippiToday.org   Phil Bryant, the former governor of Mississippi, is who the above statement is talking about. Yes, $77 million in…

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California’s First African American Controller Malia M. Cohen Takes Office

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ Last week Malia M. Cohen was sworn-in as the first Black woman – and first African American — to serve as California’s State Controller.  On Monday, Jan. 2, the oath of office was administered by Gov. Gavin Newsom. “I am proud and honored to serve as California’s…

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Youth Filmmakers From 39 US States and 17 Countries Selected For the 12th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival Streaming On BHERC TV Jan. 15 – 30, 2022

Youth filmmakers defy the challenges of COVID – 19 reaching across languages, states, and oceans to create cultural bonds, share their stories both dark and light, and renew their hopes for a brighter future thru film. (Hollywood, CA) – The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 12th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF)…

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