Black lawmakers urge Biden to push police reform after Tyre Nichols death

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Congressional Black Caucus calls for meeting with president as protests over Nichols’ killing by police in Memphis continue

An influential group of Black elected officials has called for a meeting with Joe Biden to discuss police reform, as calls for changes to American policing intensify after officers’ deadly beating of Tyre Nichols.

The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Steven Horsford, said the group of 60 members of Congress had asked to meet with the president this week to “push for negotiations on much-needed national reforms to our justice system – specifically, the actions and conduct of our law enforcement”.

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