All Articles on Eric Garner

Police use tear gas during protests against the killing of George Floyd in Seattle, Washington on May 30, 2020. (Photo: Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Congress Can Lead the Charge on Divesting From Law Enforcement
The acknowledgment that Black Lives Matter demands bold and visionary leadership at the national level.
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The reverse side of the placard being held by the man on the plinth carries the names of 26 individuals, nearly all of whom lost their lives or were seriously injured at the hands of police in the U.K. Views
Statues, Statues, They All Fall Down
European monuments to historic slavers and colonizers are the latest victims of rising protests for justice.
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"Stay in the Streets. It's Working": Two Weeks Into Racial Justice Protests, New York State Classifies Use of Chokeholds as Felony
"Let's keep pushing, marching, organizing, and winning for our communities."
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Aggressive policing is the bulwark of a segregated America. (Photo: Mr. Fish / Truthdig) Views
The New 'Black Codes'
The elites are acutely aware that without police terror and the U.S. prison system, which holds 25% of the world’s prison population, there would be intense social unrest.
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After Nationwide Calls for Justice and Family's Tireless Advocacy, NYPD Fires Officer Who Killed Eric Garner
"Eric Garner's family has never stopped fighting."
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On the five year anniversary of Eric Garner's death, and one day after federal prosecutors declined to bring charges against the arresting police officer Daniel Pantaleo, activists join Garner's family members, including his five year old daughter Legacy, to march around the neighborhood where Garner lived and died on July 17, 2019 in Staten Island, New York City. (Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) News
#FirePantaleo: Demands for Justice as NYPD Officer Who Used Fatal Chokehold on Eric Garner Gets Suspension
Department puts Daniel Pantaleo on suspension after administrative judge recommends firing
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All Democratic 2020 Frontrunners But Biden Denounce DOJ for Failing to Hold Officer Accountable In Eric Garner's Death
Sen. Kamala Harris called the decision "a miscarriage of justice" while Sen. Bernie Sanders wrote that the Garner family "has suffered too much"
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NYPD Must #FirePantaleo Now, Eric Garner's Family Says After DOJ Announces It Will Not Prosecute Officer Accused of Using Chokehold
"The Justice Department's decision not to prosecute Daniel Pantaleo sends a dangerous message to law enforcement that they can kill with impunity."
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Bill de Blasio on the campaign trail before being elected mayor of New York, November 2013. Views
Bill de Blasio Can't Run for President as a Progressive If He Doesn't Fire Daniel Pantaleo
This level of moral cowardice is disqualifying for a would-be president
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Calling Out 'Crisis of Leadership' Under Trump, Ex-Obama HUD Chief Julián Castro Enters 2020 Presidential Race
Former San Antonio mayor announces campaign while vowing to recommit US to the Paris agreement and championing Medicare for All
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