Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: Eric Garner

After Protesters Sue Ferguson Police, Don’t Expect...

In the wake of news that six protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, have filed a $40 million lawsuit against Ferguson and St. Louis County, if American...

Eric Garner: Weary Foot Soldier Slain in...

Just a great, big Black man trying to make it through a weary land. That’s what I saw as I watched Eric Garner’s slow-motion death...

After Garner’s Death Declared a Homicide, NYPD...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is coming under increased pressure from the New York Police Department, as the head of the police...

After Eric Garner’s Death Is Ruled a...

After the New York City medical examiner announced yesterday that Eric Garner died as a result of a chokehold, and called the Staten Island dad's...

As Violence Rages in Chicago, Some Residents...

While much of the country is dismayed by the constant barrage of police brutality stories, such as the recent death of Staten Island resident Eric...

Family, Friends, Civil Rights Leaders Give Final...

Civil rights leaders joined mourning family and friends on Wednesday at funeral services for Eric Garner, the 43-year-old father who died after he was...

Cause of Death Undetermined So Far in...

The New York City medical examiner's office has not yet determined what caused the death of a man who appeared to be held in...

New Raw Video Surfaces of NYPD Chokehold...

New video of Eric Garner, who died last week when a New York Police Department officer placed him in an illegal chokehold. Video by Sylon...

NY Officer Assigned to Desk Duty After...

The New York police officer who used a chokehold during the fatal arrest of 43-year-old Eric Garner on Staten Island has been assigned to desk duty...

Eric Garner, a ‘Warm’ and ‘Gentle’ Man,...

The New York Police Department treated 43-year-old Eric Garner like some kind of vicious criminal who needed to be subdued, choked and dragged to...

Video: Father Dies Struggling to Breathe After...

A New York resident died Thursday after several police officers put the man, who was reportedly asthmatic, in a chokehold and apparently slammed his...