Eric Garner

The New York police officer that tried to allegedly arrest Eric Garner 5 years ago, Daniel Pantaleo, has been fired. Daniel Pantaleo was caught on tape by a witness 5 years ago putting Eric Garner in choke hold that led to the 43 year old father of six death whose final words were “I can’t […]

Erica Garner — an activist for social justice and the eldest daughter of Eric Garner who died from a police choke hold in New York in 2014 — died on Saturday days after suffering a heart attack, according to her official Twitter account. “Erica the world loves you. I love you. I am glad you […]

Police Brutality Activist, Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner, whose death at the hands of an NYPD officer arresting him over untaxed cigarettes sparked national outrage,  is in a coma after suffering a heart attack. Via  B. Scott Esaw Snipes-Garner, Erica’s mother, told The News her daughter’s condition was grave but the family hadn’t given up […]

The NBA superstar says Donald Trump made hate “fashionable again.”   NBA superstar LeBron James blasted Donald Trump for his remarks Tuesday about racial terror attacks in Charlottesville, Virginia. James tweeted “Hate has always existed in America. Yes we know that but Donald Trump just made it fashionable again! Statues has nothing to do with us now!” Considered to be the […]

Erica Garner posts angry tweets criticizing Clinton's campaign staff. Leaked emails revealed they considered using her father's death in an op-ed.

The names of victims killed by aggressive policing seems to be adding up, year after year. In response to the violence, Jessica Anderson, better known as Jessica Lá Rel, wrote a song of encouragement titled “#WeCantBreath”. The Chicago songstress debuted the song on what would have been Eric Garner’s, the unarmed New York man assaulted […]

T.I. addresses police brutality in the African-American community in his latest video for “War Zone.” A video clip shows the rapper recreating the deaths ofTamir Rice, Eric Garner, and Philando Castile, ending with the quote: “The new racism is to deny that racism exists.” “The first thing that [director Laurel Richardson and I] wanted to do was make […]

New York’s mayor has no answer, as the police commissioner awaits results of a federal probe to determine disciplinary action.   The New York City Police Officer who used a chokehold on Eric Garner for selling loose cigarettes has earned over $20,000 in overtime pay while on desk duty in the two years since the incident […]

Williams was caught selling MetroCard swipes on September 17, 2013 and ran from the police. He was eventually tackled to the ground and restrained by handcuffs at 1:57 p.m., according to the surveillance footage.

In a major step in the aftermath of Eric Garner's death, which touched off a nationwide movement against police brutality, federal prosecutors began presenting evidence to a grand jury on Wednesday, reports The New York Times.

While nearly 1,000 people have been killed by police this year alone, it’s hard to know if that number is accurate — local police departments are on a voluntary self-reporting basis that doesn’t mandate them to send data to the FBI for recording. It may be because of that ineffective system that Tamir Rice and Eric Garner — […]

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