Biden speaks with parents of black man killed in police beating

PRESIDENT Joe Biden yesterday spoke with the mother and stepfather of Tyre Nichols, the black man whose beating to death by police officers has set the United States on edge.

“President Biden spoke with Mrs Row Vaughn Wells and Rodney Wells, Tyre Nichols’ mother and stepfather, this afternoon to directly express his and Jill Biden’s condolences for Tyre Nichols’ death,” the White House press office said.