Family, friends get together; Kamala Harris speaks

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Family and friends of Tire Nichols were joined by Vice President Kamala Harris and the Reverend Al Sharpton for a funeral on Wednesday that was expected to draw thousands following the brutal beating of a 29-year-old father . and avid skateboarder.

Her mother, RowVaughn Wells, thanked local activists for their support, as well as the family’s lawyers and police for acting quickly. Rodney Wells, Nichols’ stepfather, said the family will fight for justice not just for his stepson, but for others who have been killed by police.

“Tyre was a beautiful person and for this to happen to him was just unimaginable,” Wells said.

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