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The ATU Calls for Justice and Accountability in the Wake of Tyre Nichols’ Death

Silver Spring, MD – Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President John Costa released the following statement regarding the death of Tyre Nichols.

“We mourn for Tyre Nichols, his family, and his community. He was a father, a son, a friend, and a human being whose life was cut short by a senseless and violent killing.

“There is no place for any form of hate and brutality in our society. Change is needed at all levels and we cannot stand silent. We must never lose our humanity.

“We in the labor movement and as a nation must unite in a show of solidarity and compassion. Tyre Nichols’ life mattered and to honor his memory we demand racial justice and accountability.”