Rev. Al Sharpton to deliver eulogy at Tyre Nichols’ funeral in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Rev. Al Sharpton will deliver the eulogy for Tyre Nichols’ funeral on Feb. 1 in Memphis.

The funeral will take place 10:30 a.m. Feb. 1 at the Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church in Memphis.

Pastor Jason Lawrence Turner, secretary-treasurer for the Board of The National Action Network, is hosting the event.

Sharpton, an American civil rights activist, was asked by the Nichols family to deliver the eulogy.

Nichols died Jan. 10, three days after “confrontations” with Memphis Police officers.

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