Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: Eric Garner

‘They Just Bum-rushed Us,’ Mother of Eric...

Five protesters seeking justice after the choking death of Eric Garner were arrested Thursday when they blocked traffic on a public street...

‘Shut It Down!’ Protesters Carry Coffins, Block...

Protesters filled New York's Foley Park with coffins and posters as they marched Wednesday to urge the New York Police Department to fire officers involved...

‘You Think It’s Swept Under the Rug?...

A federal prosecutor announced Tuesday, the day before the five year anniversary of Eric Garner's death, that the U.S. Department of Justice...

Attorneys Representing Officer in Eric Garner Case...

Poor health and obesity sent Eric Garner to an early grave, NYPD police union attorneys argued at a hearing last week. Lawyers representing New York...

Eric Garner’s Mother Pens Op-Ed Admonishing Officials...

Five years after the killing of Eric Garner, his mother is putting the heat on officials to get a move on in...

NYPD Officer Admits He Inflated Charges Against...

An NYPD officer involved in the struggle that led to the death of Eric Garner in 2014 wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of...

N.Y. Police Commander Said Eric Garner’s Death...

The Staten Island police commander who oversaw the events that led to the tragic death of Eric Garner in 2014 texted an officer that...

Judge Rules Trial of N.Y. Officer Accused...

A judge on Thursday cleared the way for the disciplinary trial of a New York City officer accused of choking Eric Garner to death...

Beyoncé Reportedly Walked Out of a Reebok...

Beyoncé just scored a major deal with Adidas, but before that other sneaker companies tried hard to partner with her. The "Irreplaceable" singer recently relaunched her...

Attorney Claims NYPD Chief Surgeon Ruled Officer...

The attorney for a New York officer accused of using excessive force that led to the death of Eric Garner claimed at a hearing...

Black Brazilian Teen Dies After Being ‘Suffocated’...

Protests erupted across several major cities of Brazil after the death of a 19-year-old Black teen at the hands of a supermarket security guard...

Watchdog: NYPD Won’t ID Instructors Who Trained...

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has yet to disclose the names of instructors who trained an officer accused in the...

NYPD Officer Faces May Trial in Eric...

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man will face an NYPD...

NYPD Vows to Move Forward with Disciplinary...

The New York Police Department says it will no longer wait on the feds to bring charges against the officer seen holding Eric Garner...

This Black Officer’s 2-Year-Old Rap Song About...

Officer Atisha Samuel's rap video may have been popular on social media, but not so much with white officers who claim to feel threatened. Samuel...

Family, Friends to Celebrate Life of Erica...

  Family and friends will gather this evening to pay their final respects to vocal Black Lives Matter activist Erica Garner. Garner, who was thrust into...

Michael Bennett’s Treatment by Police Is the...

Even at 6 feet 4 and 274 pounds, Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett isn’t supposed to be one of “those guys.” You know them....

Black Cops Matter? Cities Paint Over Police...

Former Oakland, California, deputy police chief Danielle Outlaw made history this summer being selected as the new chief of the Portland, Oregon, police department....

Relieving White Guilt: The Expectation That Black...

After an act of violence is committed against a member of a Black family, a mother, a father or a grieving relative is trotted...

DOJ Replaces FBI Agents, Lawyers Investigating Eric...

In a rare shake-up, the U.S. Justice Department has moved to replace the team of New York lawyers and FBI agents assigned to investigate...

The Price Tag on Black Life Does...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z52q--pYGlo The murders of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray and Walter Scott all have similarities. Not only were they all unarmed Black men killed...