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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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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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Anti-Black Hate On Display at Firebaugh High School in Lynwood

Editor’s Note: The message below is from Dr. Linda George, a former educator at Firebaugh High School, in Lynwood, California. who spoke them on December 8, 2022 at a Lynwood school board meeting after   receiving racist anti-Black photos about Black people from a whistleblower who sent them to her to report it without retaliation from…

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Council Members Martinez and de León Attract the Ire of The Black Community

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ and Joe W. Bowers ‌Jr.|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ A leaked audio recording of a meeting between Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez, Council Members Kevin de León and Gil Cedillo and L.A. County Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera revealed that a number of racially insensitive comments were made. The…

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VSEDC Hosts First Stop of SBA and Operation Hope’s National One Million Black Businesses by 2030 Tour

Mayor Garcetti taking a selfie backstage with Ronald Spencer, Isabella Guzman, John Hope Bryant, Lance Triggs, Victor Parker, and Kevin Boucher By Corey Carleton The Small Business Administration and Operation Hope have partnered on a One Million Black Businesses by 2030 initiative. They kicked off their 15-stop national tour at Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation Wednesday,…

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