'Fame' and 'Flashdance' singer-actor Irene Cara dies at 63

Actress/singer Irene Cara poses for a portrait in  Los Angeles, California in 1983. (Harry Langdon/Archive Photos/Getty Images) Actress/singer Irene Cara poses for a portrait in Los Angeles, California in 1983. (Harry Langdon/Archive Photos/Getty Images)

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Tyre Nichols' brutal beating by police shown on video

Memphis authorities released video footage Friday showing Tyre Nichols being beaten by police officers who held the Black motorist down and repeatedly struck him with their fists, boots and batons as he screamed for his mother and pleaded, ''I'm just trying to go home.'

From top row from left, Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, bottom row from left, Desmond Mills, Jr. and Justin Smith. (Shelby County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Grizzlies, other NBA teams speak out on Tyre Nichols' death

The outrage, frustration, sadness and anger was evident around the NBA on Friday, the day that video was released showing how Nichols, a 29-year-old father, was killed by five Memphis police officers. Several teams released statements of support for the family, as did the National Basketball Players Association.

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