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‘I’m tired of the cycle of outrage.’ Northeastern community reflects on the deadly beating of Tyre Nichols

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In the wake of yet another senseless killing of a Black man, Northeastern students, faculty and staff gathered to reflect on the state of police reform in the United States—an effort in the national spotlight again following the beating death of Tyre Nichols last month.

With Nichols fresh in their hearts and minds, many who turned out to Thursday’s event spoke about how pushing for systemic changes to policing—a movement that gained momentum after the police killing of George Floyd in 2020—can feel tiresome and defeating amid the continued cycle of police violence. 

And it can feel that way, many noted, because of how few reforms there have actually been.

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