Memphis police unit disbanded after fierce protests against police murder of Tyre Nichols
The latest victim of this rampant racial police violence is Tyre Nichols, a Black man who was severely beaten up by police officers in Memphis, Tennessee.
Protesters across the United States rage against the police killing of Tyre Nichols
Protests intensified over the weekend after the release of video footage of the police officers beating up Tyre Nichols. The city of Memphis was forced to disband the Scorpion Unit to which the officers belonged, a key demand of the protesters
Five Memphis cops arrested and charged with the murder of Tyre Nichols
Memphis police quickly fired and arrested officers in anticipation of the release of the footage of brutal beating of Nichols, which resulted in his death