Black man Nichols will be eulogised by Reverend Al Sharpton while family members of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, who were killed by police in Louisville, Kentucky, and Minneapolis in 2020, will also attend funeral.
Relatives accuse Memphis city police officers of beating Tyre Nichols during a traffic stop in southern Tennessee state, causing him to have cardiac arrest and kidney failure.
Officials initially said Ronald Greene died driving his car but body-camera footage that was eventually made public revealed white officers dragging, beating and stunning Greene whose 2019 death fuelled a national debate over police brutality.
DNA evidence proves innocence of Maurice Hastings in the abduction and killing of Roberta Wydermyer in 1983, with California state officials saying the real killer died in 2020.
US President Biden calls on Americans to speak out against racism and extremism during "United We Stand Summit", and vows to ask Congress to do more to hold social media firms accountable for spreading hate.
Alexander McClay Williams, 16, was convicted in 1931 by a white jury for murdering a white woman, but Pennsylvania state court, after decades of lobbying by his only surviving sister, finds Williams innocent and wrongly convicted.
Thomas Lane pleads guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd, a week before the two-year anniversary of the case.
Jury hears closing arguments over whether the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery had any right to chase and shoot unarmed Black man in their mostly white Georgia neighbourhood.
Three armed white men pursued and killed Arbery as he jogged through their neighbourhood in February 2020. The accused face several charges including hate crime.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin's sentence falls short of the 30 years that prosecutors had requested.
About 1,500 marchers in Minneapolis joined members of the Floyd family and relatives of other Black people who died in encounters with the police.
The chief of police in Columbus, Ohio, said the officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black man engaged in an act of "senseless violence" that should immediately cost the officer his job.
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