The Murder of Tyre Nichols is Both Different From, and Similar To, Other Cases of Police Brutality; Also, Putting Friendship Over Facts

Looking at the senseless murder of Tyree Nichols, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss whether anything can be taken from the relative speed in which the process of holding the responsible officers accountable has begun and consider what can be taken away from the fact that both the victim and the offending officers in this case were Black (02:02).  The guys also discuss an interesting article by James Clear, author of the New York Times bestselling book Atomic Habits, which goes into why facts do not usually change people’s minds (31:11).

After Tyre Nichols Death, Officials’ Moves Reflect a Shift in Handling Police Violence (NY Times)

A timeline of the investigations into Tyre Nichols’ death after a traffic stop and arrest by Memphis police (CNN)

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds (