Rev. Al Sharpton: ‘We will continue in Tyre’s name’ to MLK’s mountaintop

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 01, 2023 7:36 PM CT | Published: January 31, 2023 10:04 PM CT

Sharpton will eulogize Nichols at his funeral at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church Wednesday, Feb. 1. White House officials, including Vice President Kamala Harris, are set to attend.


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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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