Diversity is Essential in Lowering Police Violence?

4 min readFeb 9

Mayor Eric Adams said black police officers charged with the murder of Tyre Nichols betrayed the goal of diversity.

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By now, the name Tyre Nichols is synonymous with police brutality.

Nichols, a 29-year-old black man, was accused of reckless driving by Memphis police. Police body camera footage showed five black police officers dragging Nichols out of…


J. Pharoah Doss is a columnist for the New Pittsburgh Courier.