Eric Garner

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
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)
Department puts Daniel Pantaleo on suspension after administrative judge recommends firing
Julia Conley, staff writer
Sen. Kamala Harris called the decision "a miscarriage of justice" while Sen...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"The Justice Department's decision not to prosecute Daniel Pantaleo sends a...


Monday marked the sixth anniversary of the murder of Trayvon Martin by a white guy with a gun who shouldn't have had one, a killing that helped spark the Black Lives Matter movement. Unlike the Parkland victims, the thousands of mostly black kids protesting gun violence have often been dubbed thugs, not heroes. What is wrong with this picture? All victims, say black activists, deserve to be honored "for our moments of courage or grieving."