Brian Nichols

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US Ambassador Brian Nichols speaks on DEI and diplomacy

The Fletcher School hosted a conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion in diplomacy with Brian A. Nichols (LA ’87) on Feb. 24. Nichols, U.S. assistant secretary of state for western hemisphere affairs, previously served as a U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe. Nichols said he initially anticipated going...
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Brian Nichols

Brian Anthony Nichols was born on March 17, 1972, to the late Ozell “Jack” Nichols and Sarah Nichols. He passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at the age of 49 years old. He was a graduate of Varnado High School, where he played percussion in the Wildcat Band. After graduation, he matriculated to Grambling State University and marched in the Tiger Marching Band as a percussionist and a member of Kappa Kappa Psi Fraternity. He later attended Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, Miss., to take up Dentistry.