Keyana Dixon speaks during the funeral service of her brother Tyre Nichols at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church in Memphis, Tenn., on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Nichols died following a brutal beating by Memphis police after a traffic stop. Credit: Andrew Nelles / The Tennessean via AP

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The Feb. 2 editorial, “When it comes to police brutality, Black history is still Black reality,” was something we all needed to hear.

Thank you, Bangor Daily News editorial board, for stepping up to speak out for justice.

Diane Smith