Tyre Nichols‘ family is getting assistance from the one family that most likely finest comprehends their discomfort — George Floyd‘s enjoyed ones will be at Tyre’s funeral for an in person conference.
Famed civil liberties lawyer, Ben Crump is representing the Nichols family — simply as he provided for George’s — and he informs TMZ … a number of members of the Floyd family will be at the event Wednesday in Memphis.
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We’re informed the Floyds sent their acknowledgements to Tyre’s family after he was so terribly beaten by Memphis cops, he wound up in a healthcare facility and passed away — however the households have yet to satisfy personally.
That will alter when they satisfy up at the Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church in Memphis for the funeral.
Meanwhile, Crump informs us Tyre’s family has actually been welcomed to sign up with continuous efforts to get the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act gone by Congress … and they’re all on board.
We’re informed President Biden — who spoke with Tyre’s mama, RowVaughn Wells, and stepfather, Rodney Wells, Friday — is attempting to get Congress to turn its focus back on federal cops reform legislation. He’s welcomed Tyre’s folks to be part of the push to get it signed into law.
A White House main informs TMZ … the administration is sending out 4 dignitaries to the funeral, consisting of senior consultant, and previous Atlanta mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms.
Earlier today in the Oval Office, I met George Floyd’s family. They’ve revealed remarkable guts over the in 2015, particularly his young child Gianna, who I reunited today. The day prior to her dad’s funeral, she informed me, “Daddy changed the world.”
He has. pic.twitter.com/gGIKqVIEFk
— President Biden (@POTUS) May 25, 2021
Crump states Tyre’s kin will arrange conferences with legislators and continue speaking up in favor of cops reform — 2 things the Floyd family’s been doing given that George was killed by Minneapolis cops.
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passed the House in 2021, however stalled in the Senate. Biden restored his call to pass the act Friday — after the Tyre arrest body webcam was launched — and is advising Republicans in Congress to assist Democrats pass cops reform.
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