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Tyre Nichols' Parents Remember Son as "Beautiful Soul" & Describe Video of Beating by Memphis Police

A day after prosecutors charged five former Memphis police officers with murder over the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols, we speak with his parents, RowVaughn and Rodney Wells, about their drive to seek justice for their son. “He had a beautiful soul, and he touched everyone,” RowVaughn Wells says of her son. Nichols was a 29-year-old Black father, amateur...

Memphis BLM Activist: Tyre Nichols' Killing Is Part of Police Brutality Crisis Facing Black Residents

Amid nationwide protests, prosecutors have charged five former Memphis police officers with murder in the death of Tyre Nichols, who died January 10 of kidney failure and cardiac arrest after a vicious beating three days earlier during a traffic stop. Memphis and other cities across the U.S. are expecting mass protests against police violence over the...

Headlines for January 27, 2023

Five Fired Memphis Police Officers Arrested for Murder of Tyre NicholsGeorgia Gov. Declares State of Emergency, Calls Up National Guard Amid "Cop City" ProtestsHaitian Police Blockade Port-au-Prince Streets After Gangs Kill 14 OfficersIsrael Bombs Gaza Strip One Day After Israeli Forces Kill 9 in West Bank RaidDemocratic Lawmakers Slam Biden for Mass...

Biden Proposes Renters Bill of Rights as Landlords Make Record Profits; Housing Advocates Want More

A new Biden administration plan announced Wednesday aims to make rent more affordable and protect tenants’ rights. This comes as rental costs in the United States rose nearly 25% between 2019 and 2022. It also comes as investors bought nearly a quarter of all single-family homes sold in 2021, making home ownership increasingly impossible for people...

"20 Days in Mariupol": Meet the Ukrainian Filmmaker Who Risked His Life Documenting Russian Siege

Ukrainian Associated Press journalist Mstyslav Chernov joins us for an in-depth interview about how he and others risked their lives to document the Russian invasion. He is the director of the new documentary, “20 Days in Mariupol,” which has just premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It tells the story of how Chernov and his colleagues documented...

Headlines for January 26, 2023

Israeli Forces Kill 9 Palestinians, Including Elderly Woman, in Raid on JeninRussia Fires Cruise Missiles Across Ukraine After Biden Agrees to Send M1 TanksPeruvian Lawmakers Move to Impeach Dina Boluarte as Protesters Reject "National Truce"Suspect in Half Moon Bay Mass Shooting Charged with 7 Murders, Denied BailVice President Harris Visits Memorial...

"Lacks Educational Value"? Critics Slam Florida's Rejection of AP African American Studies Course

Civil right advocates, educators and lawyers, like Ben Crump, are fighting Florida education officials who rejected a new advanced placement course for high school students on African American studies. Officials say the course “lacks educational value,” and Republican Governor Ron DeSantis claims the course violates state law. Opponents object to the...

Doomsday Clock Moves Closer to Midnight: Peace Activist Frida Berrigan Demands Nuclear Disarmament

On Tuesday, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists reset the Doomsday Clock for 2023 to 90 seconds to midnight, warning the world is closer to global annihilation than ever before, in part due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Since 1947, the Bulletin has maintained a Doomsday Clock to illustrate how close humanity is to the end of the world due to existential...

As Germany & U.S. Agree on Tanks for Ukraine, German MP Accuses U.S. of Pushing Berlin into Proxy War

After weeks of pressure from international allies, Germany has announced it will send 14 German-made Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine and allow other NATO countries to send more German tanks to help Kyiv in its fight against Russia. The announcement came after the United States agreed to also send a shipment of M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine. For more,...

Headlines for January 25, 2023

Germany and U.S. to Send Heavy Tanks to UkraineTalks on Swedish and Finnish Bid to Join NATO Delayed Amid Tensions with TurkeyU.K. Says 200 Asylum-Seeking Children Are Now MissingNew Zealand Swears In Chris Hipkins as New Prime MinisterJudge Resumes Probe into 2020 Beirut Blast, Reportedly Charges Ex-PM Hassan Diab with HomicideU.N. Condemns Assassination...

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